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Increased occupancy at Yale New Haven Hospital causes issues for patients and physicians

This means that when it is determined that a patient must be admitted to the hospital, it can take over 4 hours to get them out of the waiting room.

News 12 Staff

Oct 5, 2022, 12:46 PM

Updated 623 days ago

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Yale New Haven Hospital announced that boarding times are up. 
This means that when it is determined that a patient must be admitted to the hospital, it can take over 4 hours to get them out of the waiting room. 
The greater wait time occurs when occupancy is up by 85%.  
The hospital also reported that 63% of U.S. physicians are experiencing burnout.  
These issues can create reduced privacy and comfort for patients.


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