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Prolonged Power Outages Can Be Deadly for People Who Rely on Durable Medical Equipment

Nicole Lurie, M.D., M.S.P.H. | Posted 07.29.2014 | Politics
Nicole Lurie, M.D., M.S.P.H.

Thousands of people in the United States rely on electrically powered DME to meet their medical needs at home. While they can manage their medical conditions well on a day-to-day basis, in prolonged power outages, that's when they need our help the most.