Posts Tagged ‘NYU Langone Medical Center’

Nurses Strong During Hurricane Sandy and Every Day

Friday, November 9, 2012 9:39 No Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
The post is dedicated to all the remarkable nurses, doctors and other members of the health care team.  Your strength and dedication is extraordinary, and not only in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, but every day.

The original post, “Hurricane Sandy: No Match for Nurses’ Resolve,” is published on The Huffington […]

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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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