Buffalo, New York – The reopening of elective surgeries should give Erie County hospitals a big financial boost, just in time they need it most.
governor. Andrew Como On Monday he agreed to reopen surgical operations in hospitals as the infection rate continues to drop in the region after seven weeks of waiting. The province’s positivity rate decreased from 8.6% in early January to 5.2% on Sunday, while the number of hospitalized cases decreased from 427 on December 31 to 323. The county hospital capacity was 48%.
Reducing surgical procedures Since early December It had a multi-million dollar impact on Kaleida’s health. System hospitals and mobile surgery centers off-campus typically complete more than 3,000 procedures per month.