National Medical Team at Kansas City Research Medical Center COVID-19 Support

A team of medical professionals, sent by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, arrived in Kansas City Friday to assist with patient care at the Research Medical Center. The hospital said it had requested additional assistance from the state of Missouri to care for the growing number of COVID-19 -19 patients and to expand the hospital’s capacity to treat other patients in need of care. The hospital said in a press release that the aid is intended to ease the pressure on hospital care providers. The team consists of doctors, nurses, paramedics, pharmacists, specialists in safety logistics and specialists in administrative and support staff. They are assigned the COVID-19 department, the emergency room and other parts of the hospital.

A team of medical professionals, sent by the United States Department of Health and Human Services, arrived in Kansas City Friday to assist with patient care at the Research Medical Center.

The hospital said it had requested additional assistance from the state of Missouri to care for the growing number of COVID-19 patients and to expand the hospital’s capabilities to other patients in need of care.

The National Disaster Medical System’s 15-person team will provide the hospital with short-term support during peak periods.

The hospital said in a press release that the aid is intended to ease the pressure on hospital care providers.

The team consists of doctors, nurses, paramedics, pharmacists, specialists in safety logistics and specialists in administrative and support staff. They are assigned the COVID-19 department, the emergency room and other parts of the hospital.

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