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ASPR Health Care Readiness State Highlights

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

Texas Department of State Health Services

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20 Health Care Coalitions (HCCs)

  • Trauma Service Area - A
  • Trauma Service Area - B
  • Trauma Service Area - C
  • Trauma Service Area - D
  • Trauma Service Area - E
  • Trauma Service Area - F
  • Trauma Service Area - G
  • Trauma Service Area - HQR​
  • Trauma Service Area - I
  • Trauma Service Area - J
  • Trauma Service Area - K
  • Trauma Service Area - L
  • Trauma Service Area - M
  • Trauma Service Area - N
  • Trauma Service Area - O
  • Trauma Service Area - P
  • Trauma Service Area - S
  • Trauma Service Area - T
  • Trauma Service Area - U
  • Trauma Service Area - V
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1 Special Pathogen Treatment Center

  • Texas Children's Hospital, West Campus - Houston
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HCC Core Member Participation Rate

  • 93% of acute care hospitals
  • 84% of emergency medical services (EMS)
  • 88% of public health agencies
  • 67% 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.

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HPP Cooperative Agreement Recipient

Texas Department of State Health Services

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Hospital Association Recipient

Texas Hospital Association Found​ation

Hospitals, health systems, and other health care entities receive COVID-19 Preparedness and Response Activities Cooperative Agreement funding via their hospital association.

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Regional Ebola and Other Special Pathogen Treatment Center (RESPTC)

University of Texas Medical Branch – Galveston​

HPP Cooperative Agreement Funding COVID-19 Supplemental Funding ASPR Health Care Readiness:
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For more details, see ASPR Health Care Readiness Programs Funding.

  • Total funding (all sources): $20,806,597
  • Hospital Association: $11,470,238
  • HPP Cooperative Agreement Award: $8,686,359
  • RESPTC: $650,000

Reference the COVID-19 Supplem​ental Funding page for mo​re details.

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