Accession Number:

ADA443985

Title:

A Case Study on the Implementation of the Hospital Emergency Incident Command System at Naval Hospital Pensacola

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. Jul 2004-Jul 2005

Corporate Author:

NAVAL HOSPITAL PENSACOLA FL

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2005-05-16

Pagination or Media Count:

70.0

Abstract:

This study analyzed how Naval Hospital Pensacola NHP utilized the Hospital Emergency Incident Command System HEICS model during Hurricane Ivan. The author conducted a literature review using resources at the medical library of NHP and emergency management websites interviewed the sector officers and Directors of the Office of Homeland Security for the military services and analyzed emergency management policies and documents related to Hurricane Ivan. Based on this research, the author presented conclusions and recommendations on how HEICS can be used to improve hospital emergency management programs. Finally, the author developed an implementation plan, which outlines the responsibilities and procedures to be followed for HEICS implementation at all Navy medical treatment facilities

Subject Categories:

  • Administration and Management
  • Medical Facilities, Equipment and Supplies
  • Safety Engineering

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE