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Recovery: How Dartmouth-Hitchcock is reopening paused services

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July 25, 2020

By Christopher Cheney (ccheney@healthleadersmedia.com)

At Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health, ensuring safety and adequate medical supplies such as personal protective equipment (PPE) are top goals in reopening services paused for the coronavirus pandemic.

As the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic spread across the country in March, many health systems and hospitals suspended some outpatient services and most elective surgeries. Now, most of these organizations are seeking to reactivate paused services without endangering patients and staff. Dartmouth-Hitchcock’s strategy could serve as a blueprint for other health systems that were not innundated with COVID-19 patients.

At Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health, ensuring safety and adequate medical supplies such as personal protective equipment (PPE) are top goals in reopening services paused for the coronavirus pandemic.



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