Fast Company: From Earthquakes to Pandemics, Loma Linda University Medical Center is Ready
How can hospitals be better designed to accommodate natural and human-caused disasters? Fast Company explores the unique resiliency features at Loma Linda University Medical Center, which includes a structural system that limits shaking during earthquakes. In addition, specialized adult and children’s emergency departments allow the hospital to rapidly adapt. “In a surge event, you can flex into the children’s ED exam and treatment center, or flex into the adults,” says NBBJ’s Jose Sama.