An interactive tool to forecast us hospital needs in the Coronavirus 2019 pandemic

Kenneth Locey, Thomas Webb, Jawad Khan, Anuja Antony & Bala Hota
We developed an application ( to aid US hospitals in planning their response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Our application forecasts hospital visits, admits, discharges, and needs for hospital beds, ventilators, and personal protective equipment by coupling COVID-19 predictions to models of time lags, patient carry-over, and length-of-stay. Users can choose from seven COVID-19 models, customize a large set of parameters, examine trends in testing and hospitalization, and download forecast data. The data and scripts...
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