Electronic Health Records Access During a Disaster
Horahan, K., Morchel, H., Raheem, M., and Stevens, L. (2014). Electronic Health Records Access During a Disaster. Online Journal of Public Health Informatics. 5(3): 232.
While the Long Beach Medical Center (New York) was rendered inoperable after Hurricane Sandy, their electronic health records (EHR) system remained functional. The authors share how the hospital’s EHR system helped with continuity and record recovery.