The Center for Hazards Research and Policy Development at the University of Louisville (CHR) with the Center for Health Hazards Preparedness at the University of Louisville (CHHP) is working on a pilot Healthcare Vulnerability Assessment for ASPR Region 6, which includes the counties of Jefferson, Bullitt, Oldham, and Shelby. The goals of this pilot project is to research and create the Healthcare Vulnerability Assessment (HVA) model for the region, bring the pilot group together and extract the local data from the members and, lastly, CHR will run scenarios on the HVA model using local data in order to interpret capacity shortfalls through out the regions healthcare facilities. The project will synthesize the current HVAs at each individual facility and provide a regional framework for Healthcare preparedness.
ASPR Region VI
August, 2007 - August, 2008
David M. Simpson, PhD, AICP (UofL), PI
Josh Human, Project Manager
Project Staff Lead(s):
Mike Clust (UofL), Research Assistant
CHHP, Louisville Emergency Management, Louisville Public Health Department, Louisville Area Hospitals