It is worth looking at the current requirements and asking ourselves, in light of the experience with Hurricane Katrina, with an entire health-care system going down: Are there better protections that could be put in place for that kind of phenomenon?

I think only Rip Van Winkle would be able to ignore the wake-up call that Hurricane Katrina offers with regard to emergency preparedness.

We never got a great picture.

I've seen a few articles … that maybe the thief will get the reward because he returned the objects. When I saw that, I thought, that's not right. The whole story should be heard.

The vast preponderance of nursing homes respond quickly to citations, ... necessary in only a small percentage of cases.

We are seeing better recognition of (fire safety) problems.