North Dakota Office of the Governor: As strain on hospitals reaches tipping point, leaders urge public to help reduce need for hospitalization

North Dakota Office of the Governor: As strain on hospitals reaches tipping point, leaders urge public to help reduce need for hospitalization. “Regional centers are currently unable to support critical access hospitals as they have in the past, and providers have seen adverse outcomes due to delays in care, said Dr. Chris Meeker, chief medical officer at Sanford Bismarck. Today North Dakota’s six largest hospitals reported 43 patients were deflected to other facilities, including six psychiatric patients; and 29 patients were waiting in emergency departments to be admitted to the hospital.”

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