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CCMSD sees significant increase in patient numbers

After hearing concern from the community that patients are no longer choosing to make use of the facilities offered by Crook County Medical Services District, board chairman Mark Erickson and CEO Micki Lyons felt the need to make sure this wasn’t the case.

To do that, they ran some numbers. Specifically, they looked at the figures for outpatient visits, swing beds and visits to the ER in the years 2019 through 2022.

For this year – because, obviously, there are a couple of months yet before it ends – they used the run rate through August to project the final tally.

The results showed significa...

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