Use of an Innovative Design Mobile Hospital in the Medical Response to Hurricane Katrina
Blackwell, T. and Bosse, M. (2007). Use of an Innovative Design Mobile Hospital in the Medical Response to Hurricane Katrina. (Abstract only.) Annals of Emergency Medicine. 49(5): 580-588.
This article summarizes the deployment of a mobile hospital following hurricane-related damage to Mississippi’s acute care infrastructure. The authors describe how Carolinas MED-1, a mobile hospital, provided emergency care, diagnostics, surgical capabilities, general and critical care while healthcare infrastructure repairs occurred in the impact areas.