Puerto Rico hospital congestion

Puerto Rico hospital congestion

A team of engineers from Georgia Tech are evaluating Puerto Rico’s disaster preparedness plans by analyzing the country’s hospital networks and predicting bottlenecks in the system. The blue circle indicates the areas in Puerto Rico that would experience increased hospital congestion following an 8.0 magnitude earthquake off the cost of San Juan. (Credit: Ben Johnson)

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Engineering, Research
emergency preparedness, hospitals, hurricane, Julie Swann, Puerto Rico
  • Created By: Abby Vogel Robinson
  • Workflow Status: Published
  • Created On: Dec 3, 2015 - 4:30pm
  • Last Updated: Oct 7, 2016 - 10:45pm