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ASPR Health Care Readiness Metropolitan Area Highlights

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ASPR Health Care Readiness by the Numbers

Hospital Preparedness Program (HPP)

HPP is a cooperative agreement administered by ASPR’s National Healthcare Preparedness Programs (NHPP) Branch. It establishes the foundation
for national health care readiness, promotes a consistent national focus to improve patient outcomes during emergencies, and enables rapid health
care service resilience and recovery.

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Health Department Recipient

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1 Health Care Coalition (HCC)
Chicago Healthcare System Coalition for Preparedness and Response (CHSCPR)

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3 Special Pathogen Treatment Centers
• Ann & Robert H Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago
• Northwestern Memorial Hospital (NMH)
• Rush University Medical Center (Rush)

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HCC Core Member
Participation Rate

• 100% of acute care hospitals                        
• 100% of emergency medical services (EMS)
• 100% of public health agencies                     
• 100% of emergency management agencies  

National Special Pathogen System (NSPS)

The NSPS is a nationwide systems-based network approach that builds on existing infrastructure and investments in preparing for infectious
disease outbreaks. NSPS supports the urgent preparedness and response needs of hospitals, health systems, and health care providers
related to treating patients with special pathogens.​

HPP Cooperative Agreement Recipient

​HPP Cooperative Agreement Funding
​COVID-19 Supplemental Funding
​Related Resources
For more details, see ASPR Health
Care Readiness Funding

  • Total funding (all sources): $3,228,149

Reference the COVID-19 Supplemental
Funding page
for more details.

  • This page last reviewed: August 09, 2021