We lead regional healthcare collaboration to effectively respond to and recover from emergencies and disasters

Together We're Building a Disaster-Resilient Region

About Us

The Northwest Healthcare Response Network is a collaboration of private and public partners working together to prepare for, respond to, and recover from emergencies. Watch our video by clicking here.

Together, we build capabilities that can’t be achieved alone. Through collaborative planning, training, exercises and coordination of resources, the Network leads a regional effort to build a disaster-resilient healthcare system.

Whether responding to an immediate surge of patients or a contagion, the Network has the relationships, systems and plans needed to ensure a coordinated regional response to any crisis.

Learn more about the Network and how you can get involved.

News & Insights

Want to learn more about the 2017-2022 health care preparedness & response capabilities?

A recording of the January 11th webinar from TRACIE (Technical Resources, Assistance Center, Information Exchange) is now available for viewing here. It covers the background and intent of the 2017-2022 Health Care Preparedness and Response Capabilities, a guidance to describe what the health care delivery system has to do to effectively prepare for and respond to emergencies that impact the public’s health. Speakers provide an overview of the evolution of the capabilities, each capability, and what each means to participants; and discuss challenges and next steps.

The Network Launches National Disaster Medical System (NDMS) Outbound Aeromedical Adult Patient Evacuation Toolkit

The Network just launched its “National Disaster Medical System (NDMS) Outbound Aeromedical Adult Patient Evacuation Toolkit”. This toolkit will aid civilian clinicians in assessing and identifying hospitalized patients for their appropriateness for aeromedical evacuation in the event of a no-notice disaster necessitating patient evacuation. A downloadable .pdf can be found on Our Work / Plans and Resources page.

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