Hospital evacuation in NY exposes outdated power backup

Bloomberg Businessweek, November 1, 2012
The patient evacuation at New York University Langone Medical Center is prompting questions from trustees and the city's mayor about how prepared the medical center was for the storm and has raised concern that aging infrastructure at US hospitals. One in 20 hospitals are unprepared for power disruptions, and an incident may result in more than $1 million in lost revenue and other costs, according to Bridgewater, New Jersey- based Lawrence Associates.

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