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MA governor implements new hospital policies to combat staffing shortages

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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.
7 months ago·Boston, United States

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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.

7 months ago·United States
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The Hill

MA governor implements new hospital policies to combat staffing shortages

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7 months ago·Washington, 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…

7 months ago·Boston, United States
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WHDH

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.Other measures announced by the state Department of Public Health include providing greater staffing flexibility for dialysis units and allowi…

7 months ago
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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...

7 months ago·S F, United States
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Houston Chronicle

Gov. Baker issues new orders to ease pressure on hospitals

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

7 months ago·Houston, United States
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