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Hurricane Dorian: A Collaborative Effort Among Clinicians

In the wake of Hurricane Dorian, we spoke with Dr. Ruby Sahoo, TeamHealth regional performance director at Grand Strand Medical Center in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, to learn more about her team’s response to this major storm. Can you talk about what you and your team at Grand Strand Medical Center experienced during Hurricane Dorian?...

Disaster Preparedness: Strategies for Managing the Unexpected

Hospitals must always be prepared to respond at a moment’s notice to powerful storms, hurricanes, tornadoes, mass casualty events and other potential disasters. If a disaster is preceded with sufficient warning such as weather reports, hospitals typically activate an incident command center that manages resources and response activities before, during and after the event. Similarly, some clinical outsourcing partners...