Disaster Preparedness: When Your Community Needs You Most

Meyers, Susan
October 2007
Trustee;Oct2007, Vol. 60 Issue 9, p8
Trade Publication
This article discusses the role of hospital trustees in disaster preparedness initiatives of hospitals in the U.S. According to the author, trustees have a duty to ensure that the mission of the hospital will be achieved by preparing for disasters. She cites cases of many hospitals that were not able to cope with the impact of Hurricane Katrina. In addition, the author indicates the lessons learned by the hospitals about the importance of disaster preparedness.


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