Koh, H.K., Shei, A.C., Bataringaya, J., et al. (2006). Building Community-Based Surge Capacity Through A Public Health And Academic Collaboration: The Role Of Community Health Centers. Public Health Reports. 121(2):211-6.
The authors describe a collaboration among community health centers (CHCs), government agencies, and academia in the Boston area to develop community-based surge capacity. They describe the project in detail, and discuss lessons learned about how CHCs can help provide a "flexible, linked network of 'reserve' health care capacity to supplement, support, and extend the efforts of acute care hospitals in their communities."