dimondale http://michiganradio.org en Mobile field hospital drill to be held May 18 http://michiganradio.org/post/mobile-field-hospital-drill-be-held-may-18 <p>For the first time, Michigan will hold a disaster drill involving the state&#39;s complete mobile field hospital.</p><p>The drill will take place May 18 at The Summit at Capitol Centre in Dimondale, just southwest of Lansing.</p><p>It will be the first time that both a 100-bed mobile field hospital housed in southeast Michigan and a 40-bed mobile field hospital housed in southwest Michigan will be brought together in the same disaster drill.</p><p>The drill is intended to let emergency volunteer health professionals practice deploying the mobile field hospital, which can be set up virtually anywhere to treat patients.</p><p>The mobile hospital would be deployed if a disaster overwhelmed medical resources such as traditional hospitals and health clinics. Wed, 11 May 2011 15:30:19 +0000 The Associated Press 2440 at http://michiganradio.org