TITLE

Hospital preparedness funds combine healthcare and public safety

AUTHOR(S)
PADDOCK, MICHAEL
PUB. DATE
August 2008
SOURCE
HS Today;Aug2008, Vol. 5 Issue 8, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the inclusion of a plan specific to public health and healthcare in the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) national infrastructure protection plan. Accordingly, healthcare gets a mention in the Buffer Zone Protection Program (BZPP) Guidance and the Metropolitan Medical Response Systems (MMRS) grants within the Homeland Security Grant Program. It mentions the efforts of two programs from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to pass about $1.1 billion a year to hospitals and public health agencies.
ACCESSION #
34906592

 

Related Articles

  • New homeland department takes on public health roles. Late, Michele // Nation's Health;Dec/Jan2003, Vol. 32 Issue 10, p5 

    Reports on the creation of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Aim of the department; Role of the American Public Health Association in legislative matters concerning the department; Details on the transfer of the emergency response programs of the U.S. Department of Health and Human...

  • After Tragedy, Change. Saruwatari, Mitch // Emergency Management;Sep/Oct2011, Vol. 6 Issue 5, p82 

    The author reflects on the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks that happened in the U.S. She recounts the presidential directives signed by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS). She discusses how the event changed the emergency management and homeland security standard of the...

  • DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY.  // United States Government Manual;2007/2008, p232 

    The article offers information on the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. The agency is established to lead the effort to prevent and deter terrorist attacks in the U.S. It is also responsible in ensuring the safety and security of borders, welcoming lawful immigrants and visitors and...

  • Terrorism-How to Get Ready Now. Mandelblit, Bruce // Security: Solutions for Enterprise Security Leaders;Jun2004, Vol. 41 Issue 6, p38 

    Reports on the U.S. government booklet about terrorism preparedness entitled "Preparing Makes Sense. Get Ready Now," drafted by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Publication's offer of advice in light of daily media reports of potential attacks against U.S. targets by Al Qaeda and other...

  • DHS struggles to list needed technologies and priorities. Ames, Ben; McHale, John // Military & Aerospace Electronics;Jul2004, Vol. 15 Issue 7, p4 

    Focuses on the challenges faced by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to list and prioritize needed technologies and equipment. Merger of the DHS and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA); Efforts of federal officials to refine their relationship with private sector business...

  • DHS, GOVERNMENT, STATES & LOCALITIES.  // HS Today;Sep2008, Vol. 5 Issue 9, p34 

    This article provides information on grades given by the 2008 annual homeland security report card to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), the government, states and localities. DHS showed some continuity and steady progress in 2008 after the instability and confusion of past years....

  • The State View. McCARTER, MICKEY // HS Today;Sep2008, Vol. 5 Issue 9, p39 

    This article provides information on the ratings given by state homeland security directors on the responsiveness, effectiveness and funding of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) for 2008. John Madden, director of Alaska Homeland Security and Emergency Management, said the U.S....

  • Calling All People. Fickes, Michael // Government Security;Dec2004, Vol. 3 Issue 7, p8 

    Focuses on the collaborative project undertaken by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) with municipalities of Cook County, Illinois to establish ways for county and municipal first responders to coordinate activities in the event of an emergency. Introduction of an innovative system to...

  • Stressed Responders. Walters, Jonathan // Governing;Jan2006, Vol. 19 Issue 4, p19 

    The article discusses the factors to consider by the U.S. government in distributing federal grant money for homeland security that encourages cooperation and avoids fragmentation. The U.S. Conference of Mayors argues the need for Congress to give such grant to local governments. Emergency...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics