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Establishment of Hospital Emergency Incident Command System (HEICS) in Iranian Hospitals: A Necessity for Better Response to Disasters

Mohammad Hossein Yarmohammadian 1 , Golrokh Atighechian 2 , * , Abbas Haghshenas 3 and Lida Shams 4
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1 Health Management and Economic Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, IR Iran
2 Department of Health in Disasters and Emergencies, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
3 Department of Health Policy, Planning and Evaluation Curtin University, Curtin, Australia
4 Department of Health Policy, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
Article information
  • Iranian Red Crescent Medical Journal: December 5, 2013, 15 (12); e3371
  • Published Online: December 5, 2013
  • Article Type: Letter
  • Received: October 31, 2011
  • Revised: January 12, 2013
  • Accepted: November 12, 2013
  • DOI: 10.5812/ircmj.3371

To Cite: Yarmohammadian M H, Atighechian G, Haghshenas A, Shams L. Establishment of Hospital Emergency Incident Command System (HEICS) in Iranian Hospitals: A Necessity for Better Response to Disasters, Iran Red Crescent Med J. 2013 ; 15(12):e3371. doi: 10.5812/ircmj.3371.

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