TITLE

Lessons learned from the storm fronts

AUTHOR(S)
Barlow, Rick Dana
PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
Healthcare Purchasing News;Jan2009, Vol. 33 Issue 1, p46
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the lessons learned by healthcare facilities in the U.S. from disasters. Dave Edwards of Premier relates the frustrations they encountered during and after Hurricane Katrina. He shares that they learned a lot of lessons from Katrina and they are prepared for the next one. Strike teams, core groups with a variety of backgrounds and expertise to tackle future problems were developed by Premier. Remarks from Dan Humphries of Memorial Hermann Healtcare System, about disaster planning are also included.
ACCESSION #
36099617

 

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