Application of the Incident Command System to the Hospital Biocontainment Unit Setting


The incident command system, a standard tool for command, control, and coordination in domestic emergencies, is a command structure that may be useful in a biocontainment event. A version of this system, the hospital emergency incident command system, provides an adaptable all-hazards approach in healthcare delivery systems.

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Lauren M. Sauer, Mark Romig, Jennifer Andonian
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Health Security
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News