Hospital Disaster Preparation Lessons Learned from Superstorm Sandy

Posted by Sam D. Say

Jul 7, 2015 9:00:00 AM

In October of 2012, the northeastern United States was slammed with arrival of Superstorm Sandy. As the most destructive hurricane of the 2012 Atlantic season, Sandy wreaked havoc on New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. Thousands of homes were destroyed, and vital infrastructure systems such as power, transportation, and water treatment facilities suffered billions of dollars in damages.

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Topics: Hospital disaster preparation, Battery-powered suction

What Every Hospital Must Know Before Buying a Battery-Powered Aspirator

Posted by Sam D. Say

Jun 24, 2015 8:30:00 AM

In 2014, Health Facilities Management magazine featured an article discussing the results of their Emergency Management Survey. A random sample of 911 hospital and health system executives were polled to learn about challenges faced during emergency situations such as natural disasters.

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Topics: Portable suction for hospitals, Battery-powered suction

3 Ways to Keep Hospital Power Loss from Crippling Patient Care

Posted by Sam D. Say

May 29, 2015 9:00:00 AM

If your hospital experiences a total power outage, you still need to provide patient care. You might be able to navigate the darkened rooms with a flashlight, but how will you oxygenate that ventilated patient? How will you suction him?

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Topics: Hospital disaster preparation, Battery-powered suction