October 2, 2017//,

Colorado Rises to the Challenge as the Preparedness Index Innovator for 2017

By: Glen Mays, PhD, MPH

We’re excited to announce the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment as the inaugural Preparedness Index Innovator for 2017! We launched the Preparedness Innovator Challenge earlier...

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  • June 22, 2017//,

    Planning Matters: How a Culture of Evidence-Based Policymaking Can Enhance Health Security

    By: Michael Childress, M.A.

    The National Health Security Preparedness Index measures the nation’s health security from a broad, multi-sectoral perspective using nearly 140 measures from more than 50 different sources. The...

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  • March 6, 2017//

    Preparing for Emergencies: Using the Index

    By: Alonzo Plough, PhD, MPH

    We hope the National Health Security Preparedness Index will serve as a useful tool that can provide insights into where states and communities should focus resources and attention.

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