Staff at the Central Ohio Trauma System (COTS) function as the Healthcare Incident Liaison (HIL) providing 24/7 coverage to the hospitals and other coalition healthcare partners.
The HIL provides:
- Situational awareness
- Collection, collation, and monitoring of health care system performance and capacity
- Management of health care system logistic requests in coordination with national, state, and local agencies
- The critical link between healthcare facilities, public health departments, and other government partners