State EMS System Pandemic Influence Preparedness: A Report of the FICEMS

The Federal Interagency Committee on Emergency Medical Services (FICEMS) was created by the Secretaries of Transportation, Health and Human Services and Homeland Security to increase coordination among federal agencies involved with tribal, local, regional or state 9-1-1- and emergency medical services. This report discusses a study of the adequacy of state integration of EMS and 9-1-1- systems into pandemic influenza preparedness. The report hopes to better the coordination among the states and its member agencies, of EMS system pandemic influenza preparedness. The report describes assessment methods and results, and analyzes the gaps in planning for a pandemic influenza crisis. It also presents strategies for closing the gaps, and improving coordination and disaster preparedness for pandemic influenza.

Language

  • English

Media Info

  • Media Type: Print
  • Features: Tables;
  • Pagination: 20p

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01149538
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: HS-811 240
  • Files: HSL, TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Jan 26 2010 10:44AM