Accumen’s COVID-19 Resource Center was built to assist hospitals and health systems throughout this pandemic.
Virtual Learning Hub:
COVID-19 education hosted in partnership with Becker’s Hospital Review, Modern Healthcare, The Joint Commission, AABB, and Accumen while featuring healthcare’s leading experts.
Hospital Lab Crisis Preparedness Program
In the wake of crisis, the hospital laboratory has risen from the basement to the center of the healthcare’s attention. We’ve learned the hospital lab is suboptimal, lacking inventory of basic supplies and staff support. It’s time to prepare for what’s next. Download the Hospital Lab Crisis Preparedness Program Overview to learn how Accumen can help you prepare for a second wave, a future virus, or a spike in volumes. Get Download
COVID-19 Regional Test Capacity
and Routing Network
As the only national hospital laboratory optimization company, Accumen has now implemented this solution, allowing regions across the country to efficiently monitor the capacity of labs offering COVID-19 testing, and direct testing based on availability.
COVID-19 EUA Test Technical Comparison
The market for new COVID-19 testing is changing every day. Use this test method comparison to see specifications for tests that have received FDA Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) like Positive Percent Agreement, Negative Percent Agreement, sample type, turnaround time, and others all in one location.
COVID-19 Lab Preparedness Checklist
In the midst of the pandemic, hospital laboratories are looking for direction on what they can control today while planning for tomorrow. This resource provides 6 critical areas that need your attention.
Virtual Laboratory Performance Assessment
We know visiting you is not helpful, or healthful, right now so we’ve restructured our comprehensive lab assessment to be completely virtual. You’ll get the same level of analysis and readout of cost savings opportunity for your hospital lab, while maintaining social distancing protocols with non-essential personnel.
COVID-19 Workforce Shortages:
Visibility and Opportunity
The visibility into the medical laboratory industry and the professionals who staff the laboratories at a time when workforce shortages are one of the industry’s top concerns.
How to deploy a COVID-19 Lab Developed Test (LDT)?
Accumen has customized its Lab Outreach Program to partner with hospital labs to establish and deploy a COVID-19 Lab Developed Test (LDT).
COVID-19 Critical Blood Shortage Toolkit
This toolkit provides extensive resources to start or support a successful program, ensuring strength in navigating current or future supply issues.
COVID-19 Patient Blood Management Strategies Memo
Managing your hospital blood supply is especially critical now as both patient volumes and blood shortages spike. This resource provides strategies to preserve this limited resource that you can share throughout your health system.
Red Blood Cell (RBC) Transfusion as a Treatment for COVID-19?
The science around COVID-19 treatment options is rapidly evolving. This makes it as important as ever to quickly differentiate between solid helpful science and false information. Should red blood cell (RBC) transfusions be considered in the treatment of COVID-19? This resource provides clarity on a potentially harmful recommendation that has come to light.
COVID-19 Lab Supply Chain Resources Update
Lab supply inventories are changing rapidly – daily, hourly and sometimes by the minute. Check here for downloadable updates to the information you need to know now.
COVID-19 Imaging Recovery Overview
The time is now fast approaching to prepare for the influx of patients returning for elective exams and procedures. Accumen can help you to prepare an effective plan and provide operational support.
COVID-19 Imaging Recovery Checklist
As your Imaging Department begins to enter the Recovery Phase of the COVID-19 crisis, this checklist can help you ensure that your staff is ready and your patient’s experience remains paramount.
COVID-19 Imaging Patient Communications
Now is the time to create patient-facing communication to best prepare for the re-opening of your department. Accumen’s Imaging experts provide these guidelines for crafting your COVID-19 specific messaging.
COVID-19 Symptoms and Risk Factors (Infographic)
As active members of the healthcare system, many of you have likely had relatives and friends reach out to you during this pandemic. Using information from the CDC and other studies in the literature, we’ve put together this handy infographic outlining symptoms, risk factors and disease complications.
COVID-19 Hospital Impact Model for Epidemics (CHIME)
This tool was developed by the Predictive Healthcare team at Penn Medicine to assist hospitals and public health officials with hospital capacity planning.
© 2020, The Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania
References & Acknowledgements: James Lawler, MD, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Michael Z. Levy, PhD, Perelman School of Medicine, Code for Philly, and the many members of the open-source community that contributed to this project.
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COVID-19 Lessons Learned Patient Blood Management Webinar Series
COVID-19 Preparedness: Information from the Experts
March 13, 2020 @ 1PM ET
- Dr. Scott Gottlieb, Former Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
- Dr. Paul Biddinger, Massachusetts General Hospital: Chief, Division of Emergency Preparedness and Director, Center for Disaster Medicine
Critical News Updates
- CDC Coronavirus Information More Info
- Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Page More Info
- World Health Organization Coronavirus Information More Info
- CMS Coronavirus Resource Page More Info
- White House Coronavirus Guidelines More Info
- FDA Fact Sheet More Info
- Accumen, Inc. More Info
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- American Clinical Laboratory Association More Info
- National Independent Laboratory Association More Info
- 360Dx More Info
- LabCorp More Info
- Quest More Info
- Mayo Medical Laboratories More Info
- BioReference Labs More Info
- Sonic More Info
- ARUP More Info
- Walgreens More Info
- CVS More Info
- COVID-19 Projections More Info
COVID-19 Newsfeed More Info
Blood Donation at American Red Cross
CoronaKits with Sanitization Essentials at Global Empowerment Mission
Emergency Food Boxes and Drive-thru Pantries at Feeding America
Tracking A Global Pandemic
(Interactive map courtesy of Johns Hopkins University)
Johns Hopkins Center for Systems Science and Engineering
COVID-19 Global Case Count
The map was first shared publicly on Jan. 22. It was developed to provide researchers, public health authorities, and the general public with a user-friendly tool to track the outbreak as it unfolds. All data collected and displayed are made freely available through a GitHub repository, along with the feature layers of the dashboard, which are now included in the ESRI Living Atlas. For a detailed explanation for the dashboard’s development, please refer to this article in The Lancet by Professor Lauren Gardner.