2014 National Health Security Preparedness Index Results Released

The National Health Security Preparedness Index (NHSPI), a new way to measure and advance the nation’s readiness to respond to large scale emergencies of all kinds, released the results for 2014 on December 9. The 2014 Index includes an expanded and revised structure, additional measures, and updated data. The NHSPI was first released in 2013, and guided by stakeholder input, the NHSPI Project Team focused on enhancing two key areas in 2014: healthcare delivery and environmental and occupational health. The 2014 Index links 194 measures across six domains and 18 sub-domains to more fully portray the U.S. and states’ preparedness.

Learn more about the 2014 results and what the Index means for local health departments.

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