Leadership
e-Newsletter
Intelligence Unit Special Reports Special Events Subscribe Sponsored Departments Follow Us

Twitter Facebook LinkedIn RSS

Code-red situation has Washington state hospitals diverting patients

Seattle Times, March 24, 2008
Emergency rooms at hospitals around Washington state have closed their doors this winter becayse flu, respiratory illness and insurance problems brought patients to emergency departments in droves. As a result, hospitals signaled a central ambulance-routing system to alert that patients must be diverted to other hospitals.