U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response. (2017). Health Care Coalition Surge Test Tool.
This training video provides an overview of how to use the HHS ASPR Health Care Coalition Surge Test Tool that tests ability to find beds for patients evacuating coalition hospitals.The tool can be found at https://www.phe.gov/Preparedness/planning/hpp/Pages/coaltion-tool.aspx. Coalition members can access the Handbook for Peer Assessors and Trusted Insiders for the Coalition Surge Test here: https://www.phe.gov/Preparedness/planning/hpp/Documents/cst-manual-020717.pdf.