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Slide Presentation of the 2007 Annual Meeting of AHRQ

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6. Mass Casualty Events

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  • Dislocation and confusion (9/11, Katrina)
  • Common need to meet overwhelming volume of "missing person" requests
  • RLS, limited to recent ADT messages

A graphic depicts how emergency call centers contact a patient index. Call center asks if there are records for the missing person. Index sends location of any records (This step is highlighted with a large number 6). The patient index and data sources connect through locator. Source sends index information.

Notes:

"etch server model"


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