February 04, 2014
Hospitals put snow emergency plans in place, with quick mobilization and planning by the Centerpoint Medical Center staff and the nine other hospitals across the system. Dr. Erik Petersen, ED Director, Centerpoint Medical Center, discusses it can be a little bit stressful but plans are in place for patients, staffing and the community to ensure high-quality care will continue to be delivered. The plan includes arrangements to ensure parking lots and drives are cleared throughout the day as well as overnight accommodation options for staff if necessary.
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