Hospital Disaster Preparedness Best Practices Learned From Hurricane Irma
Becker’s Hospital Review. (2018). Hospital Disaster Preparedness: Best Practices Learned From Hurricane Irma.
The authors share lessons learned by staff in a Florida hospital that experienced the effects of Hurricane Irma in 2018, including: providing fuel for staff vehicles so they can get to work; having hard copies of plans and contact lists available for all key staff; devising staffing plans in advance of the storm to create three teams to ensure staffing before, during, and after the storm; and having emergency contacts in place with key vendors.