Disaster Preparedness and Medication Administration- CaseStudy

When the lights go out, so does critical IV infusion equipment. Prepping for Power Failure In 2012, Tropical Storm Sandy created a widespread outage covering Lower Manhattan and leaving over 250,000 people without power. During the outrage, two high volume Manhattan hospitals, NYU Langonw Medical Center and Bellevue Hospital, experienced back-up generator failures that forced the evacuation of nearly 1,000 patients. Nearly five years later, Houston’s Ben Taub Hospital and…