Transcript for How hospitals have been coping as COVID rates rise
[MUSIC PLAYING] MICHAEL KORPIEL: The last three years have been a great learning experience for our system and our hospital. We are better prepared today than we have been in the past for any COVID outbreak that may occur.
RAMI ZEBIAN: I think that we have had a lot of lessons learned. And we have definitely more tools to treat, to diagnose, to identify who's going to get worse. But we should always be on alert. We know-- as the chief medical officer, I know I can protect my staff, I can protect the nurses. I know that I can give tools to physicians on what to do. So it decreases that anxiety. But you always have to be on alert.
- The COVID pandemic has helped us better coordinate the services across the community when any of us get really-- gets really overburdened by patients. And so as a system, we're better, as well as a community we are better. And that's both very good things.
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