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Within the McKesson Business Analytics℠ dashboard, our PPE estimator can help you determine how much PPE supply is needed in response to infection prevention changes (or PPE requirements) resulting from COVID-19. Armed with this information, you can better plan workflows, care protocols and patient volumes.
By simply inputting numbers of patients, providers and staff anticipated, the PPE estimator calculates an estimated amount of key PPE needed to meet that level of projected demand.*
The estimator helps by:
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Check out these resources from trusted sources, offering guidance and best practices for getting the most out of your PPE during supply shortages.
According to the Institute of Health Metrics and Evaluation, increasing mask use in the US to 95% through measures such as state or federal mandates with penalties and/or a concerted public information campaign could save 69,000 lives by December 1.1
Help educate both staff and patients on best practices and benefits of wearing masks with these helpful resources.
For healthcare personnel:
If you need to find products outside of McKesson Medical-Surgical to meet your PPE needs, here are some resources that can help you verify the quality of products:
The Strategic National Stockpile’s role is to supplement state and local supplies during public health emergencies. Many states have products stockpiled, as well.
* PPE estimator calculations are based on publicly-available guidance from CDC and other clinical authorities, as well as practical customer application and feedback. The PPE estimator provides an estimate of the supplies an organization may need based on expected patient volume and staffing. The tool does not provide an estimation of what McKesson is able to provide or the general availability. McKesson is providing this report solely for your convenience.
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