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Helen Santoro, Kaiser Health News

Helen Santoro, Kaiser Health News

Helen Santoro reports for KHN.

As hospitals fill up, paramedics spend more time moving patients, less on emergencies

By: - December 22, 2021

This story originally appeared at khn.org. GUNNISON, Colo. — The night after Thanksgiving, a small ambulance service that covers a huge swath of southwestern Colorado got a call that a patient needed an emergency transfer from the hospital in Gunnison to a larger one with an intensive care unit 65 miles away in Montrose. The […]