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Hospitals -- United States -- Emergency service

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View Resource National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey (NHAMCS)

The National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) released public-use data files for the 1997 National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey (NHAMCS). The NHAMCS "collect[s] data on the utilization and provision of ambulatory care services in hospital emergency and outpatient departments." The Website for the survey describes methodology and data, provides technical documentation for accessing...
View Resource McKinsey Report - Increasing FDNY's Preparedness

The September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks increased this country's expectations for future threats and attacks, thereby creating a new urgency for emergency preparedness. At the request of New York's fire and police departments, McKinsey and Company spent several months working with both departments' personnel to develop recommendations for structural changes that could enhance their preparedness...