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Lessons from storm Sandy: When hospital generators fail

Time, October 31, 2012

Events like superstorm Sandy are hard to prepare for. New York University Langone Medical Center was forced to evacuate patients due to power outages during the peak of the storm. When it comes to preparing for a natural disaster like superstorm Sandy, hospitals drill for such evacuations and activate emergency command centers to manage any increase in patients.