Evacuate this! So, you want to evacuate your hospital now?
It seems like evacuating hospitals has become all the rage in healthcare preparedness recently. While I think understanding how and when to evacuate your hospital is an important part of healthcare preparedness, evacuating a hospital should not be taken lightly. Among the many factors to consider the simplest is often the most overlooked… and that is, the traffic.
These issues must be understood in the risks calculated before any evacuation of the healthcare facility takes place.