Forecasting the capacity and predicting the patient load for COVID hospital – Part 2

Continuing with part 2 of the series. Here we get into the modelling and show how it helped a district in Maharasthra in the past 5 weeks take pro-active steps. Ending with an interview with one of the administrators of that district COVID hospital.


Dr Pramod David Jacob is the CEO of DHIndia and the Medical Director of dWise Healthcare IT Solutions, he is involved in the designing and implementation of Clinical Information Systems and the EHR for the company. He is also a member of the EHR/ HIT standards committee of India under the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) and a member of the ISO-TC 215 international health informatics committee for these standards. He is also a consultant for EHA and CMAI mission hospitals going digital.