Manhattan hospital relies on emergency system during blackout

July 25, 2019

Manhattan’s Mount Sinai West was among the healthcare facilities that lost power and relied on backup generators during a recent blackout, according to an article on the Fierce Healthcare website.

When a system notification was sent that there was a problem messages were immediately sent to the emergency managers located onsite at each of Mount Sinai’s medical facilities.

The initial call included debriefing from facility, security and engineering. The team set a list of priorities to address the power outage.

While the engineers anticipated the power coming back up soon, the team prepared for two days out with no power.

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