Hospital Critical Communication and Response During a Disaster

Webinar

Hospital Critical Communication and Response During a Disaster

In this 30-minute webinar, Lawrence M. Zacarese, Assistant Chief of Police and Director of the Office of Emergency Management at Stony Brook University shares how Stony Brook Hospital successfully weathered Superstorm Sandy.

The problems Stony Brook Hospital faced included:

• Power was interrupted for 22 hrs
• Regional power and cellular networks were down – unable to contact key hospital personnel and partners
• Internet was down and redundant/failover network inaccessible
• Travel restricted
• Increase in ER activity