Fewer U.S. Hospitals Can Care for Children

July 14, 2017

(Reuters) – In Massachusetts, a child who winds up in an emergency room – whether for a routine or a serious problem – is likely to be transferred to a second hospital for care, a “potentially concerning” trend that’s being reported by physicians throughout the United States, researchers say. At the root, they maintain, is the disappearance of pediatric community hospital care.

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