National Emerging Special Pathogens Training and Education Center (NETEC): How to Prepare for Special Pathogens Using the Hospital Incident Command System (HICS)

The latest article from NETEC details the HICS and its effectiveness in preparing for special pathogen events. The HICS is designed specifically for use in hospitals and is based on principles of the Incident Command System (ICS), which is a standardized framework used for managing and coordinating emergency response activities during incidents, emergencies, and disasters.

Both ICS and HICS provide a structured approach to effectively manage resources, personnel, and communication to ensure a coordinated response among multiple agencies and organizations involved in an incident.

Read the full article from NETEC.