Not all New Mexico hospitals are in ‘Crisis standard of care’


Chief Medical Officer at Lovelace Health Systems, Vesta Sandoval said, “We want to continue medically necessary procedures. It’s very important to maintain and prevent more problems down the line.”

Crisis standards of care have been talked about throughout the pandemic, and in New Mexico it was first enacted in December 2020. Fast forward to October 2021, and hospitals are back in the direst situation for hospitals.

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