Resource Description

Why It Might Be Useful

Resource Link

Action / How Used

A statistical model from Penn for Bed Capacity Management

How many beds will you need for the COVID-19 spread and when?

http://penn-chime.phl.io/

Health System leadership can fill out the model themselves or LeanTaaS can get on a call with them and think through it

A paper from Imperial College London that projects how COVID-19 could play out

MIT Tech magazine article on the implications

Thinking through the next few months to plan ahead. What could the “waves” look like for my hospital?

Planning the specific “waves” that systems may need to prepare for

https://www.imperial.ac.uk/media/imperial-college/medicine/sph/ide/gida-fellowships/Imperial-College-COVID19-NPI-modelling-16-03-2020.pdf

https://www.technologyreview.com/s/615370/coronavirus-pandemic-social-distancing-18-months/

Health System leadership can fill out the model themselves or LeanTaaS can get on a call with them and think through it

UCHealth Oncology Service Line Conservation of PPE during COVID 19- Hazardous Drugs

Provides guidance on PPE conservation used by UCHealth

https://leantaas.box.com/s/qf4vqom1zl2udk2oi0v8600ndl07fc1k

Knowledge sharing

UCHealth SystemWide Hazardous Drug List

List of hazardous drugs used at UCHealth

https://leantaas.box.com/s/glkaxsp1k9108phmg2xk1bwwybzk5k5z

Reference

Article outlining how to Convert ORs to ICUs

Written by a former Medical Director / Board Certified Anesthesiologist

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1eXZbtr9WiUi8hbwQ2UWasZpjrTlPxXIu3spOGqU6TxM/edit

Knowledge sharing

A guide from China on how to treat COVID-19 in the hospital setting

Captures China’s experience in case useful

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1Xd17vGQYxVqLug-bDVc_RWOB7Q8enkoR/view?usp=sharing 

Knowledge sharing

Useful facts/figures on what’s going on

Aggregated Official country and statewide stats

https://a16z.com/2020/03/08/novel-coronavirus-and-covid-19-disease-resources-readings/

Reference Guide

WHO Health Alerts via WhatsApp

WHO is partnering with WhatsApp to provide a variety of information directly to people around the world

WhatsApp; article below https://www.who.int/news-room/feature-stories/detail/who-health-alert-brings-covid-19-facts-to-billions-via-whatsapp 

Text “hi” to +41 79 893 1892 and a number of options will be presented (e.g. latest statistics, travel advisories, misinformation)

Article that reviews practices for personal protective equipment (PPE) of healthcare workers followed by actual policy change at Partners HC

Atul Gawande reviews what Singapore and Hong Kong implemented to prevent covid spread amongst providers-protecting the most needed resource which has been crippling many states/nations

https://www.newyorker.com/news/news-desk/keeping-the-coronavirus-from-infecting-health-care-workers

https://twitter.com/Atul_Gawande/status/1241745337330601984/photo/1

https://twitter.com/Atul_Gawande/status/1241745337330601984/photo/2

Valuable reflection on successful PPE strategies

Followed by actionable policy changes that can help hc systems protect their hc providers- can be sent to some of our clients if interested….

Stats on COVID-19 across the nation & world

international team of developers, researchers, and volunteers with the goal of making world statistics available, no political connections, used widely at many universities

https://www.worldometers.info/coronavirus/

World and nation-wide stats, great visual, with live counters

Managing Cancer Care During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Agility and Collaboration Toward a Common Goal

This article highlights the unique challenges of cancer treatment during the pandemic using Seattle as an example.

https://jnccn.org/view/journals/jnccn/aop/article-10.6004-jnccn.2020.7560/article-10.6004-jnccn.2020.7560.xml

Provides a concrete list of treatment, hospital management, and ethical considerations as well as strategies+tactics deployed by organizations in the Seattle.

COVID-19 Resources for Health Systems

Resources and links designed to help health systems respond to and inform their communities around the Coronavirus.

https://www.thisweekhealth.com/covid19/

Curated by This Week in Health IT

Health System Frontline Reports

Anecdotes from hospitals and health systems

https://histalk2.com/2020/03/19/health-system-frontline-reports-and-tips-coronavirus-response/

HISTalk

Real-time update on COVID-19 in US and Canada

This website manually aggregates data from different government websites and the latest news reports. Volunteers fact-check and de-dul all the updates to bring the accurate information. All cases have links to credible sources.

https://coronavirus.1point3acres.com/en

Rich data can be used for analysis and case prediction

PPE resource

Site where ppe needs are being collected and shown, by system, by state

https://getusppe.org/

Ideally can be sent to hospitals across the nation to better detail the different ppe needs by site, with hope of matching needs

Just approved by FDA:  RAPID TEST for Covid-19 by Cepheid

FDA Approved Rapid SARS-CoV-2 Test

http://cepheid.mediaroom.com/2020-03-21-Cepheid-Receives-Emergency-Use-Authorization-from-FDA-for-Rapid-SARS-CoV-2-Test

Can be sent to hospitals to help bring awareness to new testing being made available to rapid-test for covid-19