Emergency Management, Healthcare and Public Health

NEDOCS

The National Emergency Department Overcrowding Score is a standard measure for hospital crowding.

 

NEDOCS can be used to standardize surge plans for hospitals. Several leading hospitals around the country have already implemented surge plans based on NEDOCS.

 

FEMA should adopt NEDOCS and use NEDOCS.org as a vehicle to organize all of USA's hospitals in times of regional crises.

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Idea No. 869