Ensuring Patient Safety in the Eye of a Storm

A Case Study in Disaster Preparedness and Recovery

  • Who: Hospitals of SE Texas in Beaumont (BHSET) – 400-bed acute care hospital
  • The Disaster: Unprecedented rainfall from a Category 4 hurricane flooded the city’s water treatment facility turning BHSET into an island, but the need for care could not wait.
  • What: Throughout a disaster which lasted 48-hours, and for weeks onwards, the Southeast Texas hospital never lost sight of their core mission.

 

MEDHOST is proud to have played a small supporting role in BHSET’s amazing story of resolute devotion to their patients and community in a time of disaster.

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