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Hospital Forced to Re-route Patients with Lack of ER Beds

July 18th, 2016 by WCBC Radio

Early last week, Western Maryland Regional Medical Center was forced to divert three patients to Potomac Valley Hospital in Keyser because the Emergency Department was full.

Community Relations Director Kathy Rogers says that it was highly unusual, but the hospital does have a limited number of beds in the department.  Still, there were exceptions to the limited access…

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