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Memorial finds short-term solution for lack of neurosurgeons

However, state says two doctors on call not enough for the long term Memorial Health System has devised a short-term solution that will allow the hospital to treat brain trauma patients in its emergency room. The hospital had to divert its brain injury cases to Penrose-St. Francis Health Services during August because doctors at Colorado… Continue Reading Memorial finds short-term solution for lack of neurosurgeons

If Memorial Health System can’t find neurosurgeons to replace the doctors who ended their contract with the hospital July 30, it could be at risk of losing its status as a Level II trauma center. Randy Kuykendall, chief of the emergency medical and trauma services section for the state health department, said the hospital has… Continue Reading Memorial facing deadline to replace neurosurgeons

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