How Health Care Organizations Are Preparing for Climate Shocks and Protecting Vulnerable Patients
Hostetter, M., and Klein, S. (2022). How Health Care Organizations Are Preparing for Climate Shocks and Protecting Vulnerable Patients. The Commonwealth Fund.
Climate change is exacerbating hurricanes, extreme heat, and other severe weather events, which requires hospitals to improve their infrastructure to withstand these events and prepare to care for affected patients. This article provides information for Federally Qualified Health Centers and other facilities serving patients who are at risk for health impacts due to climate change-related extreme weather events.