Hospital preparedness for emergency response; United States, 2008
Published Date:March 24, 2011
Corporate Authors:National Center for Health Statistics (U.S.), Division of Health Care Statistics.
Emergency Service, Hospital
Mass Casualty Incidents
Outpatient Clinics, Hospital
Standards Of Care
Emergency Service, Hospital/Standards
Hospitals/Emergency Services/United States
Outpatient Clinics, Hospital/Standards
Series:National health statistics reports ; no. 37
DHHS publication ; no. (PHS) 2011-1250
Description:OBJECTIVE: This report is a summary of hospital preparedness for responding to public health emergencies, including mass casualties and epidemics of naturally occurring diseases such as influenza. METHODS: Data are from an emergency response preparedness supplement to the 2008 National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey, which uses a national probability sample of nonfederal general and short-stay hospitals in the United States. Sample data were weighted to produce national estimates.
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