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Recent Articles about NY/NJ Hospitals and Sandy

You may find these stories interesting shared by Jenny Pierce from MLA-Phil.  Both are available in HTML fulltext in Academic Premiere…

Kutscher, B. (2012). A storm of rumors. Modern Healthcare, 42(45), 7.

The article discusses how to counter false reports spread on social media networks during natural calamities like the Superstorm Sandy that hit the U.S. in late 2012. According to social media experts, the best way to manage rumors is to participate in the conversation. The opinion of Ed Bennett, social media expert at University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, on the subject is also cited.

Evans, M., Carlson, J., Ban, P., Kutscher, B., & Zigmond, J. (2012). Left in the dark. (Cover story). Modern Healthcare, 42(45), 6-13.

The article discusses the challenges that confronted hospitals in the U.S. during natural disasters like the Superstorm Sandy in late 2012. It claims that four hospitals in New Jersey and New York that were forced to shut down their operations as floodwaters damaged their backup generators. The opinion of New Jersey-based Jersey Shore University Medical Center president Steven Littleson on the challenges is also cited.

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