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Sheri Fink
Author of Five Days at Memorial and War Hospital. Correspondent for . Email your story ideas: sheri.fink@nytimes.com. Facebook:
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Sheri Fink Nov 15
As city burns around it, a newspaper staff rises to cover unspeakable tragedy
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Sheri Fink Nov 15
U.S. Pulls Ebola Experts From Congo Combat Zones via
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Sheri Fink Nov 15
ACLU Reveals CIA Tested Anxiety Drug as 9/11 Interrogation Tool
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Sheri Fink Nov 13
Replying to @sherifink
This interview with surgical nurse at Feather River Hospital Nichole Jolly details the evacuation process. They had 60 patients as the fire bore down on them. "We got all of them out of the hospital within 20 minutes." "Nurses...stayed behind to help": .
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Sheri Fink Nov 13
Hard to imagine a more difficult and urgent hospital evacuation than this one: Nurse Describes Harrowing Hospital Evacuation of Patients During California Fires: 'We Had to Go'
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Sheri Fink Nov 13
That was last year's wildfires, prior to enforcement of the rule mandating minimum standards in emergency preparedness for healthcare providers. But that is no excuse for nursing home resident abandonment if what's alleged is true. This example shows why regular drills could help
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Sheri Fink Nov 11
Replying to @IanFrisch
Thanks for the headsup. Quick search:
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Sheri Fink Nov 9
The making of an opioid epidemic
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Sheri Fink Nov 3
Good questions!
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Sheri Fink Nov 2
The report's recommendations also aim to prevent those homes from getting into crisis. Some NC EM officials were ticked off at certain nursing home administrators for ignoring their advice. The article mentions requirement to collaborate across agencies (a la coalitions)
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Sheri Fink Nov 2
Love this joyful and surprising story/list of favorite musical films and of course the thought of interviewing
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Sheri Fink Nov 2
Replying to @MarcBarbiere @CMSGov
Yes, and says they are doing just that. The Senate report, issued by the minority staff of the finance committee, argues that those standards need to go further.
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Sheri Fink Nov 2
A Senate inquiry called for tougher standards after last year’s hurricane season resulted in fatal heat strokes and chaotic evacuations at Florida and Texas nursing homes.
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Sheri Fink Oct 31
Often, stories that live outside the news cycle are the most surprising and illuminating. This piece by the brilliant with intimate photography by does that for homelessness: .
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Sheri Fink Oct 25
What happened to the home healthcare providers responsible for serving these disaster-struck patients? "They survived Michael but now lack healthcare basics: colostomy bags, oxygen, more" by : .
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Sheri Fink Oct 23
CDC director says he pushed to keep U.S. experts in Ebola zone but was overruled via by
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Sheri Fink Oct 16
Locating missing relatives and friends is a key effort right now in hurricane - struck areas of Florida, as this story by so vividly describes.
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NYT Reader Center Oct 12
"The sun overhead turned the still water into a mirror, rendering the peaks of roofs into perfect rhombuses." — on the heart-wrenching incomprehensibility of a storm's impact.
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Laurie Goodstein Oct 11
We're only beginning to learn of the devastation and death that Hurricane Michael left behind. Follow and , our colleagues reporting from Florida and Georgia for .
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Patricia Mazzei Oct 11
My story today from Panacea, a forgotten town along Florida’s Forgotten Coast
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