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MA governor implements new hospital policies to combat staffing shortages

MA governor implements new hospital policies to combat staffing shortages
12 days ago·Boston, United States
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General Summary
Curtailing unnecessary emergency department visits and letting qualified physician assistants practice independently are some of the new steps announced Friday. The state's health care system has been facing a critical staffing shortage. The actions are in addition to the deployment of additional Massachusetts National Guard staff recently posted at acute care hospitals.
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Gov. Baker issues new orders to ease pressure on hospitals

BOSTON (AP) — Curtailing unnecessary emergency department visits and letting qualified physician assistants practice independently are some of the new steps announced Friday by Gov. Charlie Baker to help make sure hospitals can serve those in need of acute care in the face of continuing staffing shortages.

12 days ago·United States
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The Hill

MA governor implements new hospital policies to combat staffing shortages

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SF Gate

Gov. Baker issues new orders to ease pressure on hospitals

BOSTON (AP) — Curtailing unnecessary emergency department visits and letting qualified...

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WHDH

Gov. Baker issues new orders to ease pressure on hospitals

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NBC Boston

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Citing a “critical staffing shortage” that has contributed to the loss of around 700 hospital beds since the start of 2021, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health on Friday issued a series of orders aimed at helping acute care hospitals preserve their capacity. The DPH is also advising people not to seek care at emergency rooms for “routine” needs, including…

12 days ago·Boston, United States
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Boston Herald

Charlie Baker issues new orders to ease pressure on emergency rooms, hospitals

BOSTON (AP) — Curtailing unnecessary emergency department visits and letting qualified physician assistants practice independently are some of the new steps announced Friday by Gov. Charlie B…

12 days ago·Boston, United States
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