A national agenda for public health systems research on emergency preparedness / Joie Acosta [and six others].
Contributor(s): United States. Department of Health and Human Services. Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response [issuing body.] | RAND Health. Center for Public Health Preparedness [issuing body.].Material type: BookSeries: Technical report (Rand Corporation): TR660.Publisher: Santa Monica, CA : RAND, 2009Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 108 pages) : illustrations (some color).Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 0833049089; 9780833049087.Subject(s): Disaster relief -- Research | Emergency management | Disaster relief -- Research | Emergency management | Disaster Planning -- methods | Emergencies | Emergency Medical Services | Health Services Research | United StatesGenre/Form: Electronic books.DDC classification: 616.071 Online resources: Digital version
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"This work was prepared for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR). This research was conducted within the RAND Health Center for Public Health Preparedness. RAND Health is a division of the RAND Corporation"--Preface.
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Includes bibliographical references.
Introduction -- Approach -- Research priorities related to planning and other pre-incident activities -- Research priorities related to key response capabilities -- Research priorities related to infrastructure, resources, and legal frameworks -- Research priorities related to accountability and quality improvement -- Conclusion -- Appendices. Expert panel -- Developing the research agenda -- Literature review -- Peer-reviewed literature -- Summaries of statutes, policies, and other governmental or organizational reports reviewed -- Data abstraction forms .
"RAND, in collaboration with ASPR, convened a panel of 13 experts representing diverse perspectives (e.g., philanthropic organizations, policymakers, state and local health departments, homeland security, federal agencies, academia, community groups, and private-sector organizations) to guide the development of the research agenda. Through facilitated discussion and consideration of a pre-circulated review paper, the panelists identified 20 research priorities and illustrative research questions in areas related to planning, response, resources and infrastructure, and accountability and improvement"--Page xi.
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