COVID-19: Organizational Preparedness and Capacity Planning

The Department of Health and Human Services awarded more than $1.4 billion this week to support the development of the next generation of tools and technologies to protect against COVID-19.
The United States health care system was too divided, outdated and disorganized to respond efficiently to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a report released this week.
The American Hospital Association and its partners published a guide to help emergency response agencies, including hospitals, fire, police and public health agencies develop and deploy a highly integrated and seamlessly coordinated response and recovery system.
Mary Ann Fuchs, DNP, RN, discusses her leadership actions during the pandemic in the December issue of Nurse Leader.
The National Academy of Medicine on Nov. 30 from 11:30 to 1:00 p.m. ET will host a webinar to discuss findings from the recent NAM publication, Emerging Stronger from COVID-19: Priorities for Health System Transformation, and related next steps.
A recent federal report details the extreme stress the COVID-19 pandemic put on the health care workforce.
This week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced the launch of the Center for Forecasting and Outbreak Analytics (CFA).
In a March 28 letter, the American Hospital Association (AHA) asked the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to renew the COVID-19 public health emergency
This week, the White House released a National COVID-19 Preparedness Plan focused on four goals