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National Hospital Available Beds for Emergencies and Disasters (HAvBED) System

Public Health Emergency Preparedness

This resource was part of AHRQ's Public Health Emergency Preparedness (PHEP) program, which was discontinued on June 30, 2011, in a realignment of Federal efforts.

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Figure 11: HERDS Interface

Figure depicts a sample data entry display from the HERDS system.  Sample data is shown for St. Peter's Hospital, Weekly Availability Bed Count for Wednesday, July 6, 2005, 10:00 am. Data fields include Reporter's Contact Information (Name, Title, Phone, Fax), ED Patients Waiting for Hospital Admission (Adult and Pediatric [less than 16]), Available Adult Beds, and Available Pediatric Beds.

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