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, facility evacuation, 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.