COVID 19: Capacity Planning Tool Q&A


Forecast your local COVID-19 demand in the context of your system capacity—and the subsequent impact of infection rates on care delivery capacity—to set expectations and inform mitigation strategy:
  • Leverage the established Penn Med epidemic model—with additional features to better plan capacity. Easily manage multiple scenarios. Overlay demand forecasts on your capacity. Export assumptions and results for further use.
The COVID-19 Capacity Planning Tool is an epidemiologic approach to capacity management based on modeling the outbreak in local communities—and the subsequent impact of infection rates on the healthcare systems’ ability to respond in terms of beds, ICU availability, ventilators, etc.—all designed to fit within the decision flow of hospital leaders, operators, and analysts.

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