This crosswalk is designed to facilitate bed matching across hospitals during emergency incidents that necessitate large-scale patient evacuation. All hospitals in New York State are asked to crosswalk the existing units within their facility to these five standardized bed categories.
Pre-Event Hospital Unit Crosswalk
April 13, 2017
2019 Coastal Storm Season: Community Evacuation and Sheltering Operations
The 2019 North Atlantic Coastal Storm Season officially begins June 1, with the greatest potential for storms in our region from August through October. If a coastal storm is expected in the New York region, GNYHA will send all members e-mails with forecast information, government agency planning actions, and contact information for GNYHA staff. GNYHA...
June 3, 2019
GNYHA Supports DOHMH Evacuation Exercise Involving 55 City Hospitals
New York City hospitals recently tested their ability to evacuate and receive large numbers of patients from an emergency incident. Sponsored by the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH), the exercise was a Federal health care preparedness requirement. GNYHA’s role included collecting patient census and bed availability information through its Sit...
March 25, 2019
GNYHA Addresses Out-of-Zone Hospitals Receiving Evacuated Patients
The 2018 North Atlantic Coastal Storm Season begins on August 1 and continues through November. Since February, GNYHA has spearheaded a workgroup to help New York City hospitals located outside evacuation zones with preparations to receive both evacuating hospital patients and medically vulnerable community members living in evacuation zones. The workgroup includes hospital emergency managers...
May 7, 2018