An Exciting Time to be Here

October 21, 2015 by   |   Leave a Comment

As you know, we routinely take care of the most medically complex and surgically ill patients  – those with the highest case-mix index – while we deal with issues of capacity and resource needs. As technology has advanced and become more widespread, community and regional  hospitals now care for patients historically sent to us.  This creates a higher level of acuity and complexity in our tertiary care system.  In fact, the number of extremely complicated patients in our hospital, at any given time, is at an all-time high and getting higher.  Inpatient and outpatient volumes have also increased in the last two years.

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