Can It Get Any Worse?

Boland, Richard T.
September 2006
Frontiers of Health Services Management;Fall2006, Vol. 23 Issue 1, p31
The article discusses the challenges encountered during and after the devastation of Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans, Louisiana. The author cites several challenges experienced during the disaster such as preparedness, responses of the local, state, and federal government, and behavioral health needs of the people. Moreover, he recognizes the great response and efforts of the hospitals to overcome the difficulties during the disaster.


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