Alabama hospital to end inpatient pediatric services

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Alia Paavola –
Tuesday, October 20th, 2020

Dothan, Ala.-based Flowers Hospital will end inpatient pediatric services in December, according to regional news station WDHN.

” Our regional medical neighborhood has actually done an incredible task caring for pediatric clients and are typically able to offer treatment choices beyond an inpatient health center setting,” Jeff Brannon, Flowers Hospital CEO, informed WDHN. “Given the stable varieties of children requiring emergency and outpatient care, we believe we need to commit more resources in those locations.”.

The medical facility cited an increased demand for pediatric outpatient services and decreased demand for kids requiring an overnight health center stay as factors for its choice.

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