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2006 Report: What Hospitals Should Do to Prepare for an Influenza Pandemic

BIOSECURITY AND BIOTERRORISM: BIODEFENSE STRATEGY, PRACTICE, AND SCIENCE Volume 4, Number 4, 2006


THE PURPOSE OF THIS ARTICLE is to offer to American hospital administrators and clinicians specific judgment on what hospitals should do to prepare for an influenza pandemic. These recommendations derive from the authors’ analysis of the consequences of a flu pandemic, review of many existing hospital plans, analysis of the federal government’s... more

 


World mobilizing to make
pop-up hospitals

A temporary 3,000-bed hospital has been set up at the Jacob Javits Convention Center in New York City

With the number of coronavirus patients around the world growing at a rapid clip, construction of hospitals and hospital beds has also ramped up around... more

Chinese Doctors battle the virus

 


Colorado Hospital ranked #1 in Pulmonology

The U.S. News and World Report honors are a validation of this quality care and our commitment to putting patients first, helping them get back to living their extraordinary lives.


These rankings also speak to nationally-renowned experts at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus who provide excellent patient care and research, helping transform the future of... more

New Product Showcase


 
 
Acker-Stone
Leading the way in manufacturing innovative and environmentally conscience pavers.

ATI Laminates
ATI Decorative Laminates is a leading manufacturer of decorative laminates.

BK Barrit
BK Barrit is a Philadelphia manufacturer of excellent quality seating and tables.

Carter Millwork
We satisfy the demand with quality assured flexible moulding.
Coco Architectural
A cornerstone in the upscale custom metal fabrication industry since 1909.

DKS Doorking
Country’s largest manufacturers of automated vehicular gate operators, telephone entry and access control...
FabricMate Systems
Global manufacturer of acoustical, tackable and wall protection solutions.

Feeney
Feeney has pioneered industry leading-leading cable rail systems and other architectural and rigging...
Garaventa Lifts
Garaventa Lift has manufactured the world’s most innovative lift solutions.

Glazing Vision USA
Glazing Vision are specialists in the field of cutting edge skylight design.

Heather & Little                        
Premier fabricator of custom ornamental sheet metal and historic sheet metal.

Hufcor
Hufcor partitions have gained an international reputation for expertly engineered design.

Kalwall
High performance translucent building products that range from wall and skylight systems.

Marantec America
Manufacturer of residential and commercial door operators and accessories.

ODF
DexSystems® Outdoor Floor Systems™ is a decking technology company making great decks.

   
Schweiss Doors
Schweiss is the go-to door professional. We manufacture and install low maintenance custom...

 
Structurflex
Structurflex is one of the world’s leading producers of fabric architecture.

 
Sun Charge Systems
An innovative line of solar powered charging stations that allow users to plug in.

   
The Murus Co.
Murus manufactures three lines of Structural Insulated Panels (SIPs) that share several qualities.

 
Town And Country Conservatories
Conservatories, Orangeries, Pool & Garden, Public Spaces, Skylights.

 
Versatex Trimboard
TRIM SMARTER! Our products are all manufactured with the highest level of quality.

Innovators - A Look Back

 

Vittorio Gregotti  
1928 - 2020
“Architects are only creating images, to amaze, rather than propose projects”

 

With works like Barcelona’s Olympic Stadium, he combined a respect for older traditions with bold expressions of the new. He had contracted the coronavirus in his native Italy. Mr. Gregotti had been infected by the coronavirus and died of pneumonia, according to Michele Reginaldi, a former partner at his firm. more

 

Michael Sorkin
1941- 2020
“He was probably our most impassioned advocate of architecture as a means toward social justice,” architecture critic Paul Goldberger

 

 

 

Mr. Sorkin wrote or edited 20 books, variously served as the architecture critic for the Village Voice and the Nation, led the Urban Design Forum in New York and directed the graduate program in urban design at the City College of New York’s Spitzer... more

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