Weathering the Storm at NYU Langone Medical Center
In the fall of 2012, Hurricane Sandy forced a full evacuation of NYU Langone Medical Center in New York City. The institution, which comprises NYU Medical School and several teaching hospitals, had been on an upward trajectory for several years under the leadership of Dr. Robert I. Grossman. Grossman's central initiative, which he credited with helping to create a performance-driven, transparency-focused culture was an information technology dashboard system that provided managers and front line workers with a wealth of real-time information. Would the disruption posed by the hurricane throw NYU Langone off track?