Search Tag: surge capacity

Is Your Hospital Ready for ANOTHER Wave of COVID-19?

2021 20 Jul

The initial global outbreak of COVID-19 revealed cracks in pandemic preparedness - from PPE to ventilators and oxygen, hospitals and skilled healthcare workers were stretched the brink in often physically and emotionally gruelling environments. Emerging variants and under-vaccination threaten future waves of the virus. Is your hospital ready?... Read more

Short-Term Planning for COVID-19 Made Easy

2021 16 Apr

Based on the transmission rate data, a group of researchers have developed an easy-to-use, reliable model and dashboard to predict the number of daily COVID-19 cases.   You might also like: The WHO has developed a number of surge planning tools, which help to visualise care capacity needs, identify the timing and severity of the peak... Read more

Simulation Predicts COVID-19 Hospital Capacity

2020 16 Apr

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to put pressure on hospital decision-makers to make critical clinical and resource allocation decisions that are time-sensitive.   Predictive Healthcare at Penn Medicine has developed an Impact Model for Epidemics to assist hospitals and public health officials with hospital capacity planning.   You... Read more