Through effective policy development and training practices, The South Central Wisconsin Healthcare Emergency Readiness Coalition (formerly South Central Healthcare Coalition) integrates individual planning capabilities from regional responders to facilitate a coordinated and collaborative response to emergencies in the region. With over 1.1 million residents across nearly 11,000 square miles, Region 5 provides services to the second most populous region in the State.
South Central Wisconsin Healthcare Emergency Readiness Coalition strives to provide the following services to our Coalition Members:
- Emergency Preparedness Planning Assistance
- Training and Education Opportunities
- Support of Coalition Activities through Policy Guidance
- Serve as an information portal for current resources and capabilities
- Identify coalition resource needs and provide technical assistance in acquisition
- Monitor and coordinate information between organizations and facilities
- Regional Medical Coordination Training and Exercising
- Offering Relevant Trainings and Exercises to Our Partners
- Coordinating workgroups on special topics including special pathogens, vulnerable populations, hospital issues, public health emergency preparedness, medical surge, and the CMS Emergency Preparedness Rule
Prepared and ready healthcare in South Central Wisconsin.
- Prevent the loss of life, property and undue suffering in the region.
- Facilitate coordination, collaboration and communication of partners in the region.
- Identify common gaps in education and knowledge of partners in the region.
- Identify emerging change in practice related to preparedness for partners in the region.
- Coordinate identified trainings needs for partners in the region.
- Disseminate information, guidance, and situational awareness to partners in the region.
- Identify new resources for partners in the region.