Left in the dark

Evans, Melanie; Carlson, Joe; Ban, Paul; Kutscher, Beth; Zigmond, Jessica
November 2012
Modern Healthcare;11/5/2012, Vol. 42 Issue 45, p6
Trade Publication
The article discusses the challenges that confronted hospitals in the U.S. during natural disasters like the superstorm Sandy in late 2012. It claims that four hospitals in New Jersey and New York that were forced to shut down their operations as floodwaters damaged their backup generators. The opinion of New Jersey-based Jersey Shore University Medical Center president Steven Littleson on the challenges is also cited.


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