Fisher, S., Biesiadecki, L., and Schemm, K. (2014). Responding to Medical Surge in Rural Communities: Practices for Immediate Bed Availability. The National Association of County and City Health Officials.
The focus of this report is on immediate bed availability in rural healthcare settings. The authors conducted a literature review and synthesized data collected during interviews with representatives in four areas: Mississippi, Southwest Utah, Virginia, and Southeast Texas.