Zaza, S., Koonin, L., Ajao, A., et al. (2016). A Conceptual Framework for Allocation of Federally Stockpiled Ventilators During Large-Scale Public Health Emergencies. (Registration required.) Health Security. 14(1):1-6.
The authors describe a conceptual framework for the distribution of ventilators stockpiled by the federal government during a large-scale emergency. They identify necessary planning steps to aid in the optimal allocation of ventilators to individual hospitals.