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In Hurricane’s Wake, Decisions Not to Evacuate Hospitals Raise Questions

Sunday, November 4, 2012 16:42 No Comments

Guest Post by Sheri Fink, ProPublica
At 9:30 p.m. Monday, Eugene Tangney burst into a meeting of doctors at the command center for Long Island’s North Shore-LIJ hospital system. Ceiling tiles creaked in the wind and television screens showed images of Hurricane Sandy slamming into New York City.
“NYU called,” Tangney said. “They want to evacuate. I […]

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