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Hurricane Sandy Hospitals

What Health Care Policy Learned From Sandy

Dr. Herbert Pardes | Posted 11.20.2012 | New York
Dr. Herbert Pardes

The overall lesson of superstorm Sandy is that our complex and compassionate health care system works during an emergency. But it won't work if policy makers confuse emergency capacity with waste.

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 ...

Jeffrey Young

Beyond NYU Hospital, Medical Facilities On East Coast Weathering Sandy

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeffrey Young | Posted 10.30.2012 | Business

A handful of hospitals in New York and New Jersey closed and evacuated patients, while others are operating solely on backup generators, but most hosp...

Jeffrey Young

Emergency Responders: Hospitals Readying For Hurricane Sandy

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeffrey Young | Posted 10.29.2012 | Business

Hospitals in the path of Hurricane Sandy have checked their generators and water pumps, extended hours and set up beds for their staffs, canceled elec...