Sanford Health rescheduling nonemergency procedures

Sanford Health, a 46-hospital system based in Sioux Falls, S.D., will begin rescheduling optional procedures due to a spike in hospitalizations, according to The Sioux Falls Argus Leader.

The company will momentarily reschedule nonemergency inpatient surgical treatments that need an overnight medical facility stay..

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” This is a standard part of our rise plan to guarantee we can preserve staffing and bed capacity for the patients who require it. We continue to closely monitor the circumstance and have flexibility to make modifications based on fluctuating client volumes. Our focus stays on offering extraordinary care to the neighborhoods we serve,” Andy Munce, Sanford vice president of operations, said in a ready declaration..

” This is a standard part of our surge plan to guarantee we can keep staffing and bed capacity for the clients who need it. We continue to closely keep track of the situation and have flexibility to make modifications based on varying patient volumes. © Copyright ASC COMMUNICATIONS 2020.

On Nov. 3, the South Dakota Department of Health reported 13,367 favorable cases of COVID-19 and 480 clients hospitalized due to the coronavirus. The hospitalization rate was a boost of 78 more clients than Nov. 2.

Sanford Health said the strategy to reschedule some optional services is not particularly due to an influx of COVID-19 patients, but rather a high number of hospitalized clients in general..

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Wednesday, November 4th, 2020
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