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Richard Rothman, M.D., Ph.D., developed the FluCast app to forecast flu outbreaks.

Try the PACER Disaster and Flu Apps

PACER has developed a suite of web-based applications to help hospitals, emergency planners, first responders and others plan for disasters and forecast flu outbreaks. EMCAPS 2.0, FluCast, and Surge are free after registering and setting up an account.

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Featured Principal Investigator

Gabor D. Kelen, M.D., is the current and founding director of PACER. He was also the primary investigator on the Medical Surge Capacity Metrics project and on the Creation of a Society for Disaster Health project, which were funded through a Department of Homeland Security grant.

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Featured Project

The Electronic Mass Casualty Assessment and Planning Scenarios, or EMCAPS, is an easy-to-use software tool for modeling plausible disasters and potential casualties.

It is useful for drill planning, first responder and healthcare provider training, and hospital and health care institution preparedness. EMCAPS V2.0 is free after registering to use it.

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