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    Logistics and transportation in medical preparedness

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    Select three U.S. logistics and transportation problems and challenges regarding public health/medical preparedness, and compare with one other country (e.g., Canada, Great Britain, or Japan). Identify and describe at least two lessons learned regarding transportation/transshipment that would be of universal value.
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    Select three U.S. logistics and transportation problems and challenges regarding public health/medical preparedness, and compare with one other country (e.g., Canada, Great Britain, or Japan). Identify and describe at least two lessons learned regarding transportation/transshipment that would be of universal value.

    In reference to the logistics and transportation problems that are associated with preparing for medical and health challenges within the U.S. healthcare system during any natural disaster, it is imperative to understand the complexities that exist within the healthcare system. This system is plagued by the systemic failures that have historically prohibited the free flow of information and resulted in the system being reliant upon a disparate network of different communication systems that are not interconnected enough to ensure that the response is of the utmost optimal approach. This is something that has attempted to be addressed with the passage of the Affordable Care Act wherein the objective has ...

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    Logistics and transportation in medical preparedness are examined.

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