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Is It Really Easier to Schedule Coverage of a Closed Hospital? – Medical Group Minute

We used to joke about the name of Midway Hospital, an acute care hospital in L.A., saying that it was midway between life and death.

An anesthesiologist, commenting on my theme that inpatient care is becoming outpatient care and that the center of outpatient care isn’t the hospital but the freestanding facility, in his case the ASC, told me that I was missing an element in the analysis.

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