Healthcare facilities might not be prepared for some financial risks of hurricanes

Long-term effects of storms can linger years after

September 19, 2018

Healthcare facilities might not be prepared for some long-term effects and financial risks of hurricanes, according to an article on the Fierce Healthcare website.

A new report from PricewaterhouseCoopers cited areas that hospitals and health systems should address when building plans for hurricanes or other disasters, including:

• Provide support to staffers and their family members

• Re-establish patient safety or regulatory protocols

• Bring operational elements, such as the supply chain, back online

Read the article.


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