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.
Implementation of New Hospital Surge Indicator and Surge Behavior Indicator Questions
November 19, 2020
GNYHA’s Sit Stat System: An Update on Recent Activities, Ongoing Efforts, and Our Path Forward
GNYHA is pleased to share this report on our Sit Stat System with our membership. Launched in 2017, the situational awareness and information sharing system has become an integral part of the region’s emergency response infrastructure. The report details the reach of the current system, key functionality, response agency access and use, principles that inform...
March 28, 2022
Use of Sit Stat During the 2021 Summer Season
This past summer, GNYHA used its Sit Stat system more than ever before in response to numerous heat waves, coastal storms, and the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. This report provides an overview of Sit Stat activations throughout the 2021 summer season and includes a spotlight section dedicated to the unique real-time use of the system following...
October 5, 2021
Coastal Storm Sit Stat Surveys
Sit Stat coastal-storm related surveys are designed to: 1) understand key actions taken by hospitals, 2) understand current and anticipated impacts to hospital operations, and 3) facilitate patient bed-matching within and outside of health system arrangements. During a coastal storm response, GNYHA will activate its bed-matching surveys, which utilize a set of previously tested standardized...
July 14, 2021