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Title:

As Texas hospitals learned in wake of Harvey, preparedness key to protecting lives

Authors:
Tom Inglesby
Date posted:
September 02, 2017
Publication type:
Commentary
Publication:

Modern Healthcare, September 2, 2017

Publisher:
Crain Communications, Inc.
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Introduction:

Last week, Houston-area hospitals displayed great resiliency as they faced catastrophic flooding from Hurricane Harvey's relentless rains over several days. However, some vital hospital services—understandably—experienced significant disruptions. Health systems nationwide can learn vital lessons from Texas' planning and response to further strengthen their own preparedness and "harden" their facilities to all hazards.

 

 

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