Hospitals as Disaster Victims Lessons not Learned
Melnychuk, E., Sallade, T., and Kraus, C. (2022). Hospitals as Disaster Victims: Lessons not Learned? Journal of the American College of Emergency Physicians Open .
The authors analyzed peer-reviewed literature, grey literature, and news articles and listed the following as barriers to successful disaster response: loss of power, water, heating and ventilation, communications, health information technology, staffing, supplies, safety and security, and structural and non-structural damage. They highlight consistent themes challenging hospitals and remind readers that traditional mitigation strategies still work to bolster resilience.
Login to rate, favorite, and comments on the article
You must Login to add a comment
- This item doesn't have any comments