Natural Disaster Mitigation at Ben Taub Hospital
10 Pages Posted: 9 Aug 2019
Date Written: June 30, 2019
Ben Taub Hospital has garnered respect internationally as an exceptional acute care facility earning the Beacon Award for Excellence. Natural disasters impose substantial health burdens on affected populations and the capacity of healthcare facility capabilities. Natural disasters result in 68,000 deaths and affect 218,000,000 people worldwide annually. Ben Taub Hospital’s preparedness level and disaster response efforts to Hurricane Harvey offer expertise resulting in best practices for healthcare organizations as they navigate the global disaster landscape.
Keywords: Ben Taub, Emergency Management, Disaster Response, Hurricane Harvey
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