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ER visits plummet amid pandemic: 'More people are dying at home'

ER visits plummet amid pandemic: 'More people are dying at home'

May 5, 2020 | Tresa Baldas, Detroit Free Press

Hospitals are urging the public not to be afraid of going to the emergency room for a medical emergency as COVID-19 fears caused ER visits to plummet.

Beaumont hospital near Detroit to reopen as coronavirus surge never came

Beaumont hospital near Detroit to reopen as coronavirus surge never came

May 1, 2020 | Tresa Baldas, Detroit Free Press

The hospital in the Downriver community of Wayne was shut down to general medical services as the system prepped for a flood of COVID-19 cases. While those cases flooded its other hospitals, the surge never extended to Wayne 

With fewer non-coronavirus emergencies, Michigan hospital cuts ER docs’ pay

With fewer non-coronavirus emergencies, Michigan hospital cuts ER docs’ pay

April 27, 2020 | Tresa Baldas, Detroit Free Press

Beaumont Health ER doctors handling heart attacks, other illnesses and pediatric cases will take pay cuts or temporary leaves of absence as the coronavirus continues to pound at Beaumont’s bottom line.