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Disaster Preparedness Pays Off For Hospitals

There were minimal disruptions in San Diego hospitals during last week’s blackout. Hospital officials say disaster preparedness really paid off.

Terrorist attacks, earthquakes, disease outbreaks. These are just some of the scenarios hospitals prepare for during their frequent drills.

Scripps Health Vice President Tim Collins said they’ve considered the possibility of power outages, too. So when last week’s blackout hit, they were ready.