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Hurricane Sandy Health Care

Including Health Care in Discussions of Storm Preparedness

Catherine M. Abate | Posted 03.27.2013 | New York
Catherine M. Abate

The city and its residents have much to address in the way of preparedness. But health care should not be relegated to a "phase two" role. It is too important and the consequences of not addressing shortfalls in the system are too steep.

Home Health Aides: Living Lifelines in Sandy's Hobbled Communities

Marki Flannery | Posted 01.29.2013 | Impact
Marki Flannery

The hurricane amplified the power of teamwork that many experts believe is the future of home- and community-based care, among aides as well as across a diversified team of caregivers.

Hurricane Sandy: No Match for Nurses' Resolve

Barbara Ficarra | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Barbara Ficarra

Nurses, doctors and other members of the health care team rallied together to provide quality patient care during a time when things surrounding us were unraveling and destruction was evident.

Jeffrey Young

Health Care System Bends But Doesn't Break

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeffrey Young | Posted 10.31.2012 | Business

The health care system seems to have withstood the worst of Hurricane Sandy despite some high-profile breakdowns, including the evacuation of several ...