Lessons learned from a policy decision to coordinate a multijurisdiction H1N1 response with a single incident management team

This article provides a case review describing the creation of a single incident management team by five independent local public health agencies to respond to the 2009 H1N1 influenza pandemic.

Available online: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21135658

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  • Governance / Phase Two: The authors discuss governance by use of a single incident management team.
  • Logistical Issues / Phase Two: The article describes the range of issues that must be addressed to create a single incident management team to respond to the influenza pandemic.
  • Communications / Phase Two: The article describes the creation of a single incident management team by five independent local public health agencies to respond to the 2009 H1N1 influenza pandemic.

 

Wiesman, J., Melnick, A., Bright, J., Carreon, C., Richards, K., Sherrill, J., & Vines, J. (2011). Lessons learned from a policy decision to coordinate a multijurisdictional H1N1 response with a single incident management team. Journal of Public Health Management and Practice 17(1), 28–35.