Lessons learned from the storm fronts

Barlow, Rick Dana
January 2009
Healthcare Purchasing News;Jan2009, Vol. 33 Issue 1, p46
Trade Publication
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.


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