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Perfect Planning for the Perfect Storm: How Can Healthcare Be Prepared?

Jun 21, 2019 12:21:46 PM / by David Layman posted in EMS, Emergency Management, Emergency Medicine, Hospital Management, Healthcare, Public Health, disaster, Preparedness, healthcare coalitions, hospitals, Incident management, emergency medical, Health and Safety

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With the brunt of the massive Hurricane Michael bearing down on the Florida Panhandle in 2018, several of the region’s hospitals were forced to evacuate patients. In the midst of these efforts, with windows exploding and rooftops blowing off, new patients arrived with various injuries associated with the storm. Calling it a perfect storm for disaster would be an understatement.

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