Title

Development of a Mobile Hospital for Disaster Relief

Date of Publication

2021 12:00 AM

Security Theme

Extreme Events

Keywords

Disaster Relief, Hospital, healthcare, resource

Description

Mobile supplemental hospitals were an important asset to community response in preparing for the recent pandemic. MED-1 is a Mobile Emergency Department that has adapted and evolved to the changing needs of communities in times of disaster and nondisaster. An overview of the asset (MED-1), the operations, and use is provided to demonstrate how mobile supplemental hospitals can effectively meet a range of healthcare needs. Innovative utilization of MED-1 has secured its future as an effective resource averaging 100 days of deployment per year.

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Development of a Mobile Hospital for Disaster Relief

Mobile supplemental hospitals were an important asset to community response in preparing for the recent pandemic. MED-1 is a Mobile Emergency Department that has adapted and evolved to the changing needs of communities in times of disaster and nondisaster. An overview of the asset (MED-1), the operations, and use is provided to demonstrate how mobile supplemental hospitals can effectively meet a range of healthcare needs. Innovative utilization of MED-1 has secured its future as an effective resource averaging 100 days of deployment per year.