Hospital workers evacuate a patient from NYU Langone Medical Center during Hurricane Sandy the evening of Oct. 29, 2012 in New York City. More than 200 patients were evacuated from the hospital after backup generators failed due to …
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NEW YORK (AP) -- More than 200 patients have been moved out of a New York City hospital that lost power to other medical facilities.
The evacuation of New York University Tisch Hospital began Monday night after a generator failure. It was completed Tuesday morning.
Ambulances came from around the city to help transport the sick. Patients were taken to other hospitals including Mount Sinai, the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer, Lenox and Bellevue.
Doctors and nurses first moved the sickest and youngest patients. Some were on respirators operating on battery power.
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