The Broward County Healthcare Coalition (BCHC) is a collaborative network of organizations throughout Broward County that serve as a multi-agency coordinating group to enhance healthcare system preparedness, response, recovery, and mitigation activities. BCHC is a part of a federal initiative and a requirement of the Healthcare Preparedness Program (HPP) Cooperative Agreement funded by the Health & Human Services (HHS), Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR).
The purpose of the Health Care Coalition (HCC) is to assist local healthcare partners plan collaboratively for the risks their community may face and identify available local resources during their response to an event. The Coalition membership is crucial for ensuring the coordination of preparedness, response, recovery, and mitigation activities in Broward County.
Essential Coalition members include:
The mission of this coalition is to develop and promote effective collaboration, planning, training, exercises, response, recovery and mitigation within the healthcare industry and for the residents and visitors in Broward County.
To provide a forum for the health and medical community to integrate with one another and other response agencies at a county, regional and state level to promote emergency preparedness.