Critical Access Hospitals' Initial Response to COVID-19 by System Affiliation
Summarizes results of a survey of Critical Access Hospital (CAH) executives in eight states regarding the initial response to COVID-19 through August 2020. Presents data by system-affiliated and independent CAH status. Discusses COVID-19 case volume, personal protective equipment (PPE) supply, and the perceived impact of system affiliation status on facilities' overall response to COVID-19.
Ira Moscovice, Madeleine Pick, Megan Lahr
Flex Monitoring Team
Critical Access Hospitals · Emergency preparedness and response · Healthcare networks · Infectious diseases · Occupational health and safety