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Disaster planning and the medical response

Following the terrible tragedies in Haiti and Chile,

HEALTHCARE DESIGN Online Editor Chris Gaerig spoke with George Mann, AIA, professor at the College of Architecture at Texas A&M University, on the potential responses to these situations. From mobile boat and airplane clinics to predictive design and construction of adequate medical facilities, there are various steps that can be taken to avoid, or at least lessen the devastating effect these natural disasters have on countries.

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The HEALTHCARE DESIGN Connection on LinkedIn

HEALTHCARE DESIGN has expanded its online presence into the Web 2.0 phenomenon by creating a connection group on LinkedIn, a business-oriented social networking site. The HEALTHCARE DESIGN Connection gives readers the opportunity to network with like-minded professionals, share information and resources, contribute thoughts on the magazine's editorial direction, and stay up to date with news.

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