Forecasting the capacity and predicting the patient load for COVID hospital – Part 3

Presenting part 3 of the series. How SIR modelling helped in forecasting and the importance of these predictions for a remote, rural district COVID designated hospital in Jharkhand in taking proactive action successfully.


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.