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A Crisis Unfolds: COVID-19 surge gives way to unprecedented collaboration, innovation

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The virus had not yet left Wuhan, China, when the School of Medicine, Barnes-Jewish Hospital and BJC HealthCare started bracing for a medical disaster of greater magnitude than any they had ever experienced. Six weeks before COVID-19 reached St. Louis, incident command centers were set up at every BJC hospital, with a joint incident command center for the medical school and Barnes-Jewish Hospital.