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Critical Care Surge Response Strategies for the 2020 COVID-19 Outbreak in the United States

Description
Presents strategies for hospitals and healthcare systems to create or increase critical care surge capacity, specifically in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Highlights the most common limiting factors to creating surge capacity. Offers implementation considerations for hospital, state, regional, and federal decision-makers. Includes a tool that allows hospitals and policymakers to estimate current capacity and explore strategies to increase capacity.
Author(s)
Mahshid Abir, Christopher Nelson, Edward W. Chan, et al.
Date
04/2020
Type
Document
Organization
RAND Corporation
Tagged as
Emergency preparedness and response · Hospitals · Policy · Statistics and data