Solving the COVID-19 Capacity Challenge
Solving the COVID-19 Aftermath
States and provider organizations across the country have expanded hospital capacity in response to the COVID-19 crisis, in some cases by transforming non-traditional settings, such as college dormitories and hotels, into care facilities. The trend may continue as some areas experience outbreaks and as the course of the pandemic remains uncertain.
This article describes how AMN Healthcare and their interim nurse leaders played a pivotal role in the fast ramp-up of a 250-bed field hospital constructed at the Baltimore Convention Center.
Beyond describing the details of this successful deployment, the article also highlights three significant takeaways from the experience that carry broader implications for interim and permanent leaders alike.