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Are We Ready or Not for the Next Public Health Emergency?

January 10, 2012
by Laura Segal
Altarum Blog

 

When you plan your weekly, monthly, and yearly budget, you set aside money to ensure you can pay for things like car insurance, groceries, doctor visits, fire insurance, etc. It is what you do as an adult to ensure your family has all the resources needed to weather the year.

The American people expect their local, state, and federal governments to do the same thing, especially when it comes to being prepared for health emergencies. However, that’s not really the case.

 

 

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