Decision Processes and Determinants of Hospital Evacuation and Shelter-in-Place During Hurricane Sandy
McGinty, M., Burke, T., Resnick, B., et al. (2017). Decision Processes and Determinants of Hospital Evacuation and Shelter-in-Place During Hurricane Sandy. (Abstract only.) Journal of Public Health Management and Practice. 23(1):29-36.
The authors conducted semi-structured interviews with 42 people responsible for evacuation or shelter in place decisions during Hurricane Sandy. They found that the most important factors in the evacuation decision were patient health, previous experience evacuating, flood risk, and utility outages that could have a negative impact on patient care.
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