TITLE

THE DISASTER AFTER THE DISASTER

AUTHOR(S)
Colias, Mike
PUB. DATE
October 2005
SOURCE
H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;Oct2005, Vol. 79 Issue 10, p36
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article addresses the problems facing U.S. hospitals in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. Much of the emotionally shattered staff will need temporary housing for months. They will need financial and logistical help rebuilding their homes. The same goes for physicians, many of whose practices were pushed to the brink of financial ruin overnight. Over time, demographic shifts will occur as population vacuums in New Orleans and other affected communities are filled, and these shifts will have long-lasting effects on services, payer mix and the bottom line.
ACCESSION #
18733854

 

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