Five Days at Memorial Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged Hospital
Fink, S. (2013). Five Days at Memorial: Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged Hospital. (Book available for purchase.)
The author details the consequences of Hurricane Katrina on Memorial Hospital in New Orleans. This book—a critical “call to action”—offers learning about the consequences of utilities failures and the importance of incident management, communication, and healthcare coalition connections between hospitals, community emergency medical systems, and emergency management during such incidents and why crisis care processes must be integrated into the incident command system.