Presentation on theme: "Leadership During Hurricane Sandy John K. Lloyd, President."— Presentation transcript:
Leadership During Hurricane Sandy John K. Lloyd, President
Communication Command Centers Established at our hospitals and corporate Included senior leaders with decision making authority Impact on Hospitals Unprecedented volumes in our Emergency Departments Power outages Lack of fuel/gasoline
Lessons Learned Inadequate Medical Shelters Mobile Satellite Emergency Department established at Ocean Medical Center Mary ODowd, Commissioner of New Jersey Department of Health and Nicole Lurie, M.D., U.S. Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response visit Jersey Shore University Medical Center. Response of National, State and Local Authorities A medical shelter was established at Middlesex county college in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy
Compassionate Leadership Held for team members impacted by Hurricane Sandy directly after the storm Team Member Forums We immediately realized that we not only had to address the health care needs of the community, we had to take care of our team members
Supporting Our Own – Immediate Assistance Gift Cards Food & Clothing Drive Family Photographs Housing Assistance Communicating ResourcesMeridian Disaster Relief Fund $130k in gift cards distributed $2m commitment from the Meridian Board of Trustees
Supporting Our Own - Long Term Team members that donated $20 to the Meridian Disaster Relief Fund received a t-shirt Challenge The Meridian Health Affiliated Foundations Gala was in a few weeks Solution We turned the Gala into a Hurricane Sandy Fundraiser - $400k raised!