American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP). (2015). Lessons Learned from Hurricane Sandy and Recommendations for Improved Healthcare and Public Health Response and Recovery for Future Catastrophic Events.
This report summarizes the findings from a research project conducted to evaluate how the healthcare system was negatively affected in preparation for, during, and after Hurricane Sandy. Lessons learned from the hospital, EMS, and ancillary services (i.e., pharmacies, methadone clinics, dialysis/kidney centers, and medical supply companies) sectors are noted to assist healthcare professionals, medical facilities, and public health better prepare for future disasters.