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Preparedness for Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, and Explosive Events

Public Health Emergency Preparedness

This resource was part of AHRQ's Public Health Emergency Preparedness program, which was discontinued on June 30, 2011, in a realignment of Federal efforts.

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Questionnaire for Health Care Facilities

Operations Manual


To assess the readiness of hospitals and other health care facilities for chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, and explosive (CBRNE) events, States, localities, and hospitals can use this functionally downloadable questionnaire. Some hospitals may address events such as these as a component of an "all hazards" plan. Select for other CBRNE information.

The Operations Manual identifies and describes hardware and software requirements to set up a .NET architecture Web site. The manual includes the files and steps that will allow a Federal- or State-level IT administrator to deploy the Web questionnaire site for CBRNE Events: Questionnaire for Health Care Facilities.

This project was funded by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) and developed under Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) Contract No. HHSA29020050005C with Booz Allen Hamilton.

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Contents

1.0. Introduction
   1.1. Purpose
2.0. System Overview
3.0. Hardware and Software Descriptions
   3.1. Hardware Requirement for Web and Database Servers
   3.2. Commercial Software Requirement for Web and Database Servers
4.0. Interfaces With Other Systems and Databases
5.0. Access and Authentication Requirements
6.0. System Configuration and Administration Procedures
   6.1. Package Deployment Instructions
      6.1.1. Database Deployment Description
      6.1.2. Web Application Deployment Description
Acknowledgments
Disclaimer
Copyright Information
Appendix A: CBRNE Preparedness Questionnaire Home Page
Appendix B: CBRNE Preparedness Questionnaire Admin Home Page

Acknowledgments

Funding to support Preparedness for Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, and Explosive Events: Questionnaire for Health Care Facilities was provided by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' (HHS) Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). The report was developed for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) and HRSA under AHRQ Contract No. HHSA29020050005C with Booz Allen Hamilton.

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Disclaimer

The authors of this report are responsible for its content. No statement in the report should be construed as an official position of DHHS, AHRQ, or HRSA.

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Copyright Information

This document is in the public domain and may be used and reprinted without permission except those copyrighted materials noted, for which further reproduction is prohibited without the express permission of copyright holders.

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AHRQ Publication No. 07-0016-EF
Current as of April 2007

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