Hospital Surge Capacity and Immediate Bed Availability: Topic Collection   [open pdf - 232KB]

"Hospitals and healthcare coalitions are faced with challenges that multiply after natural or human-caused events or disasters. Surge planning-and immediate bed availability in particular-are critical components of every healthcare facility's emergency plan and response ability. These resources highlight recent case studies, lessons learned, tools, and promising practices for planning and improving capabilities for a surge event."

Publisher:United States. Department of Health and Human Services. Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response
Copyright:Public Domain
Retrieved From:Technical Resources, Assistance Center, and Information Exchange (TRACIE): http://www.asprtracie.hhs.gov/
Media Type:application/pdf
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