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At capacity and beyond. Ideas such as 'surge' hospitals are getting a more careful look as healthcare wrestles with planning for large-scale disasters



At capacity and beyond. Ideas such as 'surge' hospitals are getting a more careful look as healthcare wrestles with planning for large-scale disasters



Modern Healthcare 35(39): 6-7, 16, 1



"Surge" hospitals, which can handle an influx of patients during a large-scale disaster, are being considered by some who think the healthcare industry's plans for such catastrophes need work, says Jim Bentley, left, senior vice president for strategic policy planning of the American Hospital Association.

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