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CCMSD focuses on efficiency

Crook County Medical Services District (CCMSD) has been making strides in fixing the “bottlenecking” issue that was keeping the number of patients served in the Sundance Clinic each day at a lower level than the district would like. The district has also been improving the efficiency of the hospital’s emergency department.

According to CEO Micki Lyons, the district has been looking at, “What we need to do, from check-in through notifying the back that they’re ready and getting them in with a provider…more efficiently so that we can see more patients.”

It’s a much more manual process now, she t...