Managing the Storm After the Storm Healthcare in TX Recovers from Severe Winter Weather
ASPR TRACIE. (2021). Managing the Storm After the Storm: Healthcare in TX Recovers from Severe Winter Weather.
Michael Wargo (HCA Healthcare), Scott Cormier (Medxcel), and Toni Carnie (HCA Houston Healthcare Tomball) share how a rare winter storm, extreme cold, and unplanned power outages affected utilities--particularly water and water pressure--in healthcare facilities throughout Texas. This summary highlights issues that will benefit from additional mitigation and preparedness activities as extreme weather incidents increase in frequency.