diversion status

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A temporary status for a health care facility, in which it informs local emergency medical services that its beds are full and it cannot take new patients

diversion status

Bypass status Hospital care A temporary status for a health care facility, where its administration informs its emergency medical services that the hospital is full. See Antidumping laws.
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She said the emergency room remained open to other patients during the ambulance bypass status.
Under state law, a hospital must meet certain criteria and notify the department of public health about the bypass status, along with communicating it to emergency medical services crews that typically use the facility in question.
Department of Public Health officials did not immediately have a list of hospitals that have needed to go on the ambulance bypass status.
The system is a dedicated workstation/software solution, continuously gathering data on the state-of-readiness of the UPS, including bypass status, remaining battery time and capacity rating.