With the recent rise in COVID-19 cases, it is critical that hospitals and the broader community have mechanisms in place to monitor not only the number of hospitalized COVID-19 patients and available beds, but also to manage current and anticipated patient surges. The indicators described in this document—which were developed with significant member input and testing—will meet that purpose.

GNYHA has developed a detailed Instruction Worksheet and Excel Spreadsheet to help hospitals complete the indicator.