COVID-19: Organizational Preparedness and Capacity Planning

Oct 22, 2020
Almost 300,000 more Americans died this past year than in 2019, and deaths among adults aged 25-44 years old increased the most, by 26.5%.
Oct 22, 2020
In a recent paper in Nursing Economic$, two academic nurses and one practice leader assess the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic
Oct 22, 2020
The Joint Commission issued a series of Heads-Up Reports in response to inquiries and feedback received during the pandemic.
Oct 16, 2020
With millions of people sick with COVID-19 and hundreds of thousands dead, the negative consequences of the pandemic are clear.
Oct 15, 2020
In its Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported early increases in the rate of positive test results for Americans younger than age 25 living in 767 COVID-19 hotspot counties in June and July.
Oct 15, 2020
Cynthia Caroselli, PhD, RN, associate healthcare system director for patient services and chief nurse executive at the Veterans Affairs (VA) New York Harbor Healthcare System shared the lessons learned during her organization’s experience at the epicenter of the COVID-19 pandemic in the spring of…
Oct 1, 2020
With the pandemic adding additional urgency to issues surrounding resource allocation, a 2020 report coauthored by Robyn Begley, DNP, RN, AONL CEO and senior vice president and chief nursing officer of the American Hospital Association, was especially timely.
Sep 17, 2020
A structured framework for emergency department triage created by physicians at an academic medical center contains recommendations for personal protective equipment use as well as guidance on the disposition of patients suspected of having COVID‐19.
Sep 17, 2020
Some nurses do not feel adequately prepared to respond to emergencies, according to Charleen C. McNeill, PhD, RN, an associate professor at East Carolina University College of Nursing in Greenville, N.C. McNeill co-authored a study in the Journal of Nursing Administration, which examined nurses'…
Sep 17, 2020
When COVID-19 reached U.S. shores earlier this year, a task force at Mission Hospital in Mission Viejo, Calif. conducted a literature review to plan the hospital’s pandemic response.