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Morris AM, Ricci KA, Griffin AR
AHRQ Author: Heslin KC
Personal and professional challenges confronted by hospital staff following hurricane sandy: a qualitative assessment of management perspectives.
This qualitative study assessed the personal and professional challenges that affected staff decisions to report to work following a natural disaster and examined the role of management in addressing staff needs and concerns. Results indicated that staff encountered several barriers in the initial post-Sandy period including transportation problems, personal property damage, and communication issues.
Citation: Morris AM, Ricci KA, Griffin AR . Personal and professional challenges confronted by hospital staff following hurricane sandy: a qualitative assessment of management perspectives. BMC Emerg Med 2016 May 5;16(1):18. doi: 10.1186/s12873-016-0082-5.
Keywords: Communication, Emergency Preparedness, Veterans, Workforce