HOUSTON - The busiest hospitals “are increasingly telling emergency responders they cannot safely accept new patients,” even as hundreds of Covid patients are stuck in emergency rooms for hours or days, report.
BREAKING: ‘All the Hospitals Are Full’: In Houston, Overwhelmed ICUs Leave COVID-19 Patients Waiting in ERs w/
The busiest hospitals in Houston are increasingly telling emergency responders they cannot safely accept new patients as hundreds of coronavirus patients crowd emergency rooms, and hospitals scramble to open more intensive care space.
11/ And shortages of PPE & ICU beds are now affecting hard-hit areas like Houston and Phoenix. Another shocking example of cost of absent federal leadership. Sadly, at this point the Trump administration doesn’t even seem to be trying to fake a strategy.
The busiest hospitals in Houston are increasingly telling emergency responders they cannot safely accept new patients as hundreds of coronavirus patients crowd emergency rooms, and hospitals scramble to open more intensive care space.
When this is all over, the media will have to have a reckoning about how "the death rate is falling" pieces contributed to our complacency on COVID-19
‘All the Hospitals Are Full’: In Houston, Overwhelmed ICUs Leave COVID-19 Patients Waiting in ERs
The busiest hospitals in Houston are increasingly telling emergency responders they cannot safely accept new patients as hundreds of coronavirus patients crowd emergency rooms, and hospitals scramble to open more intensive care space.
We've gotten better at caring for COVID patients. More experience. Better drugs But that'll matter little if our hospitals get overwhelmed, dysfunctional In Houston, we're hurtling towards it Great story in
But now, by a variety of metrics, the Houston region is in trouble, as and I have outlined in several stories in the past two weeks. Our latest, on the city’s overwhelmed hospitals: 3/
New: The busiest hospitals in Houston are increasingly telling emergency responders they cannot safely accept new patients as hundreds of coronavirus patients crowd emergency rooms, and hospitals scramble to open more intensive care space.
This story from underlines why Texas is a huge concern: hospitals are being overwhelmed
But Houston is seeing other disturbing parallels too. Hospitals are increasingly so full that they are diverting ambulances--nearly three times as often this year as during the same stretch last year. 10/
It’s when the hospitals are overwhelmed that the dying really takes off. Not like we didn’t see this coming. This thing is a long ways from over, and we’re stuck with the leadership we have for a while. That leadership needs to wise up fast
#Houston officials warn situation could become replay of what happened in NYC in March & April, when 1000s died as hospitals struggled to keep up with the surge of patients-because nobody learns in America. via
#Republicans in #Texas push the acceptance of death for profit as ‘All the Hospitals Are Full’: In #Houston, Overwhelmed ICUs Leave COVID-19 Patients Waiting in ERs.
‘All the Hospitals Are Full’: In Houston, Overwhelmed ICUs Leave COVID-19 Patients Waiting in ERs
"The busiest hospitals in Houston are increasingly telling emergency responders they cannot safely accept new patients as hundreds of coronavirus patients crowd emergency rooms, and hospitals scramble to open more intensive care space."
Amen! I'm in Houston right now, and the ICUs are jammed with people dying of Cancel Culture.