6 STEPS FOR RURAL HOSPITALS TO RISE TO THE CORONAVIRUS CHALLENGE
International Hospital Federation - IHF
| 5 months ago
The primary steps Margaret Mary Health took to address a surge of coronavirus patients included formation of a response team and expansion of telemedicine.
At the peak of Margaret Mary Health's coronavirus patient surge, there were nearly 20 COVID-19 patients admitted to the organization's critical access hospital.
With tertiary partnerships in place, Margaret Mary was able to transfer the hospital's most critically ill patients to partner centers.
Margaret Mary was able to acquire 12 ventilators from a used market in Tennessee.
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