Bioterrorism in Medical and Healthcare Administration provides an efficient method to identify, manage, and control transformations in the provision of health services during elevated levels of bioterrorist threat - offering step-by-step procedures and templates to prepare and implement a coordinated response to high-alert situations.
Outlines procedures to analyze events of significance, properly train personnel, maintain working relationships among various groups, and effectively cope with the threat or use of bioweaponry.
Essential to public health preparedness, this book
explains how to conduct strategic and tactical analyses to determine and control health service operation. It provides tools for change that can be utilized by anyone inside or outside the health care system, at any level, and in a unit of any size.
The reference contains 50 worksheets that allow for clear layout and understanding of the schemes and tactics outlined in the text. It also includes case studies that showcase strategies used by individuals, infranational groups, supranational groups, governments, and groups of governments to counter bioterrorist threats
Table of Contents
PART I: HOW TO DEVELOP OR ADAPT EMERGENCY PLANS FOR BIOTERRORIST THREATS
Strategy and Bioterrorism
Strategic Intervention: Tactical Analysis and Countervailing Tactics for Bioterrorism and Its Consequences
Bioterrorism's Threat and Planned Response: Strategic Analysis and Design
Counteracting a Bioterrorist Strategy: Overcoming the Inevitable Obstacles to Change
A Coordinated Response to Bioterrorism: In-House Training and Planning for Staff, Professionals, and Managers
PART II: SEMI-FICTIONAL CASE STUDIES
A Hypothetical Bioterrorist Attack
A Hospital Plans for Bioterrorism
A State Deals with Terrorism
An International Organization, WABO, Deals with Bioterrorism
A Country Deals with Bioterrorism
An International Organization of States Deals with Bioterrorism
Appendix: Solutions to the Analysis of the Cases