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SRMC CEO Shares Hospitalization and Transfer Experiences for COVID Patients

Jason Petik, CEO of Sidney Regional Medical Center (SRMC) based in Sidney, Nebraska, joined the November 17 briefing to discuss what hospital care and patient needs have looked like for them with the fall Panhandle COVID wave.

Petik began with sharing while the numbers have slowly declined, two to three weeks ago, this was a different story. Before the current surge, they were seeing one to two COVID patients in the hospital at a time. With the surge, COVID patients increased to about eight but it has gone down in recent days back to pre-surge numbers.

“The other side is all of the hospitals i...


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