Hospital Emergency Room Capacity, Day 1

Witnesses testified at a hearing about the ability of hospitals and medical facilities to respond to large-scale disasters. Among the… read more

Witnesses testified at a hearing about the ability of hospitals and medical facilities to respond to large-scale disasters. Among the issues they addressed were emergency planning for natural disasters and terrorist attacks, current response plans, medical and personnel assets needed to meet demands of large surges in immediate care needs, and the current state of emergency care facilities. They also talked about the impact of current Medicaid regulations on the ability to provide emergency treatment. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Bruce Hoffman Professor Georgetown University->Center for Peace and Security Studies
  • Darrell Issa U.S. Representative [R] California
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Hospital Emergency Room Capacity, Day 1

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205176-1
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House Committee
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House Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
May 5, 2008
Last Aired:
May 6, 2008

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  • May 05, 2008 | 10:06am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 05, 2008 | 8:31pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 06, 2008 | 2:23am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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