Bellevue Hospital Center
Bellevue now uses the state health department’s Evacuation of Facilities in Disasters System. The state launched the e-FINDS wrist band system over the summer, in time for the 2013 hurricane season.
Most of Bellevue’s major damage was in its 180,000-square-foot basement, which filled up with water in less than an hour the night Sandy walloped the Tri-State Area.
Mohammed Himon spoke to reporters Fridays outside Bellevue Hospital, where 23-year-old Sian Green is recovering.
It will be 2013 before Bellevue and Coney Island hospitals fully recover from the storm.
There is a weekly hip-hop party on Saturday nights at the B.B. King Blues Club in Times Square. But early on Sunday morning the scene got violent.
It was two-for-two for members of the NYPD’s Emergency Services Unit, as the ESU saved two desperate New Yorkers in separate incidents in the same hour.
Shah is an internist at Bellevue Hospital Center, associate investigator at the Geisinger Center for Health Research and assistant professor at NYU Langone Medical Center.