Stanford Health Care hospitals resume almost all procedures after widespread employee testing
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Stanford Health Care hospitals resume almost all procedures after widespread employee testing

STANFORD — Previously delayed surgeries, diagnostic tests and other procedures at Stanford Health Care hospitals resumed on Monday after the system tested over 11,000 of its 14,000 employees. The university health care system announced on Tuesday that 99.7 percent of employees without symptoms tested negative following a decision to provide COVID-19 exams for all patient-facing […]

Gov. Scott says some health care services can resume
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Gov. Scott says some health care services can resume

MONTPELIER, Vt. (WCAX) Gov. Phil Scott says modeling shows it is safe to resume some health care services– turning the spigot on medical access just a bit. Outpatients services like diagnostic imaging and outpatient surgeries and procedures can resume. Elective surgeries that require hospital stays– like hip and knee replacements– are not included. Vermont Health […]

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Health Care Facilities Permitted To Resume Elective Surgeries | News, Sports, Jobs

Hospitals and health care facilities in Chautauqua County have been permitted to resume elective surgeries. The decision, formally announced Wednesday by Gov. Andrew Cuomo, should come as good news to hospitals that have been forced to consider furloughing employees due to the lack of procedures that bring in steady revenue. In mid-March, Cuomo mandated that […]

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When Will Elective Procedures and Surgeries Resume?

APRIL 22, 2020 — Federal officials and medical groups are outlining pathways for allowing elective procedures to resume in a phased-in manner when the threat of COVID-19 infection appears to subside in different regions of the United States. Separately, three governors moved last week to ease restrictions on surgeries in their states. The Centers for […]