Alaska hospitals are in crisis. The state is setting new records for COVID case numbers and hospitalizations, overwhelming medical facilities and forcing providers to make difficult decisions about who gets an ICU bed and who has to wait. What needs to happen to bring things back to a manageable level?
HOST: Lori Townsend
Jared Kosin, President & CEO, Alaska State Hospital and Nursing Home Association
Dr. Ellen Hodges, Chief of Staff, Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation
Dr. Kristen Solana Walkinshaw, Chief of Staff, Providence Alaska Medical Center
LINKS & RESOURCES:
- Alaska’s largest hospital expects health care rationing to last weeks
- Letter from medical professionals at Providence Alaska Medical Center
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