Richard Rothman, M.D., Ph.D., developed the FluCast app to forecast flu outbreaks.
PACER has developed a suite of web-based applications to help
hospitals, emergency planners, first responders and others plan for
disasters and forecast flu outbreaks. EMCAPS 2.0, FluCast, and
Surge are free after registering and setting up an account.
Gabor D. Kelen, M.D., is the current and founding director
of PACER. He was also the primary investigator on the Medical Surge
Capacity Metrics project and on the Creation of a Society for
Disaster Health project, which were funded through a Department of
Homeland Security grant.
The Electronic Mass Casualty Assessment and Planning Scenarios,
or EMCAPS, is an
easy-to-use software tool for modeling plausible disasters and
It is useful for drill planning, first responder and healthcare
provider training, and hospital and health care institution
preparedness. EMCAPS V2.0
is free after registering to use it.
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