TITLE

Still not prepared

AUTHOR(S)
Barr, Paul
PUB. DATE
September 2011
SOURCE
Modern Healthcare;9/5/2011, Vol. 41 Issue 36, p32
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the shortcomings of the U.S. healthcare system in its efforts to achieve major gains in disaster readiness since the September 11, 2001 terror attacks. It says that some areas need enhancement especially in the communication between public health departments and hospitals, the management of personnel during a crisis and in ensuring enough hospital surge capacity. Based on the warnings issued by experts, some areas need improvement and the funds to pay for such improvement. INSET: Staying connected.
ACCESSION #
65433872

 

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