The Healthcare Preparedness Program (HPP) supports regional collaboration and health care preparedness and response by encouraging the development and sustainment of health care coalitions (HCC). These coalitions incentivize – often competitive health care organizations with differing priorities and objectives – to work together to prepare for, respond to, and recover from all types of threats and emergencies. HPP funding also supports trainings and exercises that prepare HCC members to handle real emergencies.
The Hospital Preparedness Program (HPP) is an ASPR Health Care Readiness cooperative agreement that focuses on national health care preparedness. As the primary source of federal funding for health care system preparedness and response, HPP promotes improving patient outcomes, minimizing the need for federal and supplemental state resources during large-scale emergencies, and enabling rapid recovery to save lives.