Utah hospital network adds 200 nurses to combat virus surge


Utah hospital network adds 200 nurses to combat virus surge
Utah hospital network adds 200 nurses to combat virus surge SOPHIA EPPOLITO , Associated Press/Report for America Nov. 12, 2020 Updated: Nov. 12, 2020 12:45 p.m.


Utah Hospital Network Adds 200 Nurses to Combat Virus
Utah Hospital Network Adds 200 Nurses to Combat Virus Surge SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — As coronavirus cases and hospitalizations in Utah continue to shatter records, one of the state’s largest …


Utah hospital network adds 200 nurses to combat virus
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) – As coronavirus cases and hospitalizations in Utah continue to shatter records, one of the state’s largest hospital systems is adding nearly 200 traveling nurses to keep staffing levels up, including some from hard-hit New York City, hospital officials said Thursday. The state’s hospitals are well into their contingency care protocols, and some have effectively reached 100 …


Utah hospital network adds 200 nurses to combat virus
The Intermountain Healthcare hospital network sent 100 caregivers to New York City-area hospitals during the state’s initial surge of COVID-19 cases in April.Now a group of 31 NewYork-Presbyterian nurses has volunteered to work at Intermountain Medical Center and LDS Hospital in Salt Lake City for two weeks. “I decided to come to Utah because I wanted to pay it forward to the front line …


Hospitals competing for nurses as US coronavirus cases surge
Hospitals competing for nurses as US coronavirus cases surge News. Posted: … But some hospitals had a shortage even before the virus took hold, despite a national rise in the number of nurses


Intermountain Healthcare Announces Plans to Prepare for …
Intermountain Healthcare is a Utah-based, not-for-profit system of 24 hospitals (includes “virtual” hospital), a Medical Group with more than 2,400 physicians and advanced practice clinicians at about 160 clinics, a health plans division called SelectHealth, and other health services.


Utah Governor Says COVID Situation is ‘Serious,’ Could …
Utah is in a very serious situation. COVID-19 is the most devastating when hospitals are overwhelmed and unable to provide good care to everyone who needs it,” Governor Gary Herbert tweeted.


Tensions rise as virus cases surge in … – ABC4 Utah
The efforts to combat the quickening spread of the virus in the Midwest and Plains states are starting to recall the scenes that played out in other parts of the country over the past several months. In the spring, New York City rushed to erect field hospitals as emergency rooms were flooded with desperately ill patients.


Covid-19 coronavirus: Hospitals competing for nurses as US …
Aspirus recently was able to hire 18 nurses from outside agencies, and may need more if the surge continues. Because the pandemic is surging just about everywhere in the country, hospitals


Tensions rise as virus cases surge in Wisconsin, Dakotas …
A surge of coronavirus cases in Wisconsin and the Dakotas is forcing a scramble for hospital beds and raising political tensions, as the Upper Midwest and Plains emerge as one of the nation’s …
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