Modeling Tool Helps Hospitals Predict Capacity Timeline for COVID-19 Patients (HealthcareITNews)

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By: Kat Jercich | May 5, 2020

The COVID-19 crisis has exemplified the importance of anticipating hospital resource needs around the country. The team at analytics vendor Health Catalyst created its Capacity Planning Tool as a way for hospitals to determine when and where they will reach capacity as large numbers of patients continue to enter their system.

The tool, which is based on Penn Medicine’s CHIME epidemic model and free to use for any health system, predicts future availability of supplies such as beds, ventilators, staffing and personal protective equipment…View Full HealthcareITNews Article

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