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... While the focus and intensity of CSC planning by government officials and public health and health care leaders has ebbed and flowed over the years, numerous points throughout the COVID-19 pandemic have demonstrated the necessity of this type of crisis planning. Given the rise in firsthand experiences with allocation of scarce resources and questions of balancing patients adequately across a region during extended emergencies, the Forum on Medical and Public Health 1
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... This workshop series will consist of five sessions beginning with an overarching, introductory session that will explore the reexamination of definitions and recommendations first outlined in IOM's 2009 Guidance for Establishing Crisis Standards of Care for Use in Disaster Situations: A Letter Report. Subse quent workshops will examine the systems framework articulated in IOM's 2012 report Crisis Standards of Care: A Systems Framework for Catastrophic Disaster Response, with a particular attention on: • Planning and implementation considerations: ° Examine the role of key stakeholders groups, such as state governments, state and local health departments, hospitals and health care systems, and other stakeholders at the federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial levels in the implementation and communication of CSC.
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... ° Provide brief descriptions of templates that outline the specific functions and tasks for each stakeholder when allocating scarce resources in re sponse to a disaster. ° Review staff responsibilities adjustments, capabilities for just-in-time training, provision of hazard pay, adequate time off, childcare and other benefits for staff, and using health care coalitions to ensure appropriate transfer of patients between hospitals.
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... The fifth and final workshop summarized discussion points across the previous meetings and offered key lessons in the different lanes of planning and highlighted opportunities for change. ORGANIZATION OF THE PROCEEDINGS This proceedings is organized into six chapters aligned with the individual webinars.

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