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- Identification of a region-wide issue.
- Established objectives with attainable deadlines.
- Development of a multidisciplinary committee.
- Regional Coordinators, Emergency Management Agencies (EMA), Public Health, Hospitals.
- Evaluation of various resource management tools or response tools with included resource management components over a 9 month period.
- Tools evaluated on the following criteria:
- Internet Based.
- Customer Support.
- Ease of Use.
In order to implement the Emergency Preparedness Resource Inventory Tool (EPRI) at a regional level, a multi-disciplinary committee was developed and evaluated several tools over a 9-month period based on affordability, if it was able to be customized, if it was Internet-based, the level of security it provides, the availability of customer support, and its ease of use.
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