Identification

Name

FluAid 2.0 and FluSurge 2.0

Contact people
(1) Martin Meltzer, mmeltzer@cdc.gov
Created

2014-02-04 21:07:54+00:00

Modified

2015-12-04 16:57:38.377657+00:00

Overview

Types
(1) Economic
Overview

FluAid is a test version of software created by programmers at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). It is designed to assist state and local level planners in preparing for the next influenza pandemic by providing estimates of potential impact specific to their locality.

Question

What is the impact of a potential influenza pandemic on my locality?

Purpose

Assessment

Scope

Disease

Goals
(1) Consequence management
Decision support

Yes

Based on
Methods
(1) Statistics
Products
(1) Disease Outcomes
(2) Hospitalization estimates
Documents
(1) Document Meltzer MI, Cox NJ, Fukuda K: The economic impact of Pandemic Influenza in the United States: Pr… (1999)
Notes
General notes

These tools offer hospital administrators and public health officials estimates of the surge in demand for hospital-based services during the next influenza pandemic and estimates of potential impact specific to their locality.

Application

Diseases
(1) Influenza

Utility and readiness

Maintenance status

Active

Readiness

Deployed

Organizations
(1) Organization Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Role

Availability

URL http://www.cdc.gov/flu/pandemic-resources/tools/fluaid.htm
URL (alternate) http://www.cdc.gov/flu/pandemic-resources/tools/flusurge.htm
Computational platform

Windows

Implementation language

Spreadsheet

Developer contacted

No

Availability notes

Open Source

Input