Shelter From the Storm Last Updated: October 2, 2017
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Action for Better Healthcare Blog: In just the last few weeks, two disastrous hurricanes have wrecked parts of the Southern United States, leading to dozens of casualties and billions in damages. As these communities work to get back on their feet, hospitals and health systems are doing their best to maintain high-quality patient care. To help, many organizations are donating funds – Premier and its employees included. While monetary relief is crucial, there’s more to disaster planning and recovery than writing a check. There’s real work that needs to be done for people across our communities. People like a sickle cell patient with a rare blood type that was admitted to The University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) and needed an emergency blood transfusion during Hurricane Harvey. Full story