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RUNNING HEAD: HEALTHCARE POLICY AND LAW
State and Community Preparedness
Community and State preparedness is the ability of the state or local community to
prepare its healthcare units and public to take sufficient steps to handle any threats related to
public health. In my community, the state supports the public awareness programs to educate
people about an incoming threat and trainings to tackle the issue are incorporated to minimize
any loss. These public awareness programs allow people to understand the importance of
healthcare and prevention strategies in case of any emergency threat case. Apart from
governmentally funded awareness programs, community itself has created partnerships among
economically established organizations to fund the training programs for physicians and medical
staff in case of any threat. The core issue at the time of threat prevention is the issue of available
competent staff and machinery to treat patients and the non-availability of financial support.
Both issues are being addressed by training and awareness programs because general public and
partnered organizations collect funds to support healthcare programs [CDC GOV (2011)].
Changes in the Preparedness Policies
First prime change in the preparedness policies should be the availability of the
information and data about threat related diseases to the general public through one shared server
so that everyone may be informed and prepared from the same source. The environmental factors
of globalization and increased population has affected this change because more people must
have access to information to make healthcare more efficient and without authentic information
to public, it is not possible to get public coordination and support on threat handling. The second
change must be the allocation of funds for the medical testing of the individuals so that more
data about threat and public health must be gathered to evaluate solutions accordingly. Changing

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 Healthcare Policy and Law State and Community Preparedness Community and State preparedness is the ability of the state or local community to prepare its healthcare units and public to take sufficient steps to handle any threats related to public health. In my community, the state supports the public awareness programs to educate people about an incoming threat and trainings to tackle the issue are incorporated to minimize any loss. These public awareness programs allow people to understand the importance of healthcare and prevention strategies in case of any emergency threat case. Apart from governmentally funded awareness programs, community itself has created partnerships among economically established organizations to fund the training programs for physicians and medical staff in case of any threat. The core issue at the time of threat prevention is the issue of available competent staff and machinery to treat patients and the non-availability of financial support. Both issues are being addressed by training and awareness programs because general public and partnered organizations collect funds to support healthcare programs [CDC GOV (2011)]. Changes in the Preparedness Policies First prime change in the preparedness policies should be the availability of the information and data about threat related diseases to the general public through one shared server so that everyone may be informed and prepared from the same source. The environmental factors of global ...
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