Smith, D., Paturas, J., Tomassoni, A., and Albanese, J. (2011). Resource Allocation: An Approach for Enhancing Hospital Resiliency. (Abstract only.) Journal of Business Continuity and Emergency Planning. 5(2):140-9.
This article describes a model for evaluating and assigning staff for emergency response in the hospital setting to achieve surge capacity using only internal resources. The authors designate those staff that are not assigned to an emergency support function to augment those that are.