Superstorm Hospitals

November 1, 2012 - 6:33 PM
In this Oct. 29, 2012, file photo, medical workers assist a patient into an ambulance during an evacuation of NYU Langone Medical Center Monday evening during Superstorm Sandy. Two of the city’s busiest, most important medical centers failed the simplest test of disaster-readiness during superstorm Sandy this week. They lost power. Their backup generators failed, or proved inadequate. Nearly 1,000 patients had to be evacuated. (AP Photo/ John Minchillo, File)