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'After the Hurricane,' MedPage Today


Charles Bankhead

Affiliation: MedPage Today


Year: 2009

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Hurricanes can cause untold damage, some of it to the very facilities that ought to be caring for the injured. And sometimes it takes years to recover. MedPageToday chronicled -- in words and video -- the state of the iconic University of Texas Medical Branch a year after Hurricane Ike shut down that Galveston facility and the four-year transformation New Orleans healthcare has gone through post-Katrina.

Read "UTMB Rides Resiliency to Recovery and New Orleans Healthcare Heads in New Directions"

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