Hospital design factors in space concerns

The emergency services staff of Owatonna Hospital enjoy an open house at the new facility on 26th Street NW, a little more than two weeks before the big move. (photo Owatonna Peoples Press)
The emergency services staff of Owatonna Hospital enjoy an open house at the new facility on 26th Street NW, a little more than two weeks before the big move. (photo Owatonna Peoples Press)

[Owatonna People's Press, October 01, 2009] When it comes to providing services to an emergency room patient, space is a primary concern. “It’s not unusual for us to have between five to eight people caring for one patient,” said Anne Draeger, RN, and manager of emergency services for Owatonna Hospital. Medical professionals from the emergency staff at Owatonna Hospital participated in an open house at the new location Wednesday night, and as they toured the facility, that concern was put to rest. Read the whole story at the Owatonna People's Press web site.

Posted on October 01, 2009 in newspapersOwatonna HospitalOwatonna People's Press

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