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Construction will delay elective surgeries at Mt. Edgecumbe Hospital

The S'axt' Hit Mount Edgecumbe Hospital operating room will experience delays in elective surgery for about three weeks because of the hospital's siding, window and roofing renovation project.
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Blood bank of Alaska closing two donation centers

...national trend. "With the increase in people losing their jobs, and with it their insurance, people are doing less elective surgeries," he told the Mat-Su Valley Frontiersman. He said leases at the two branches are up at the end of the year...
Alaska Digest be flies, in a pool of water near a pillar below the pharmacy. "As a precaution, we have elected to cancel elective surgeries," he said Monday. "There are no patients at risk." The hospital canceled about 20 appointments Friday and...
Juneau Empire Online Community: Yellow alert for type 'O' blood 8/26/98

...filled at between 70 and 80 percent, and if Red Cross inventory does not improve, doctors may be asked to delay elective surgeries. Type ``O'' blood is critical to the blood supply, because approximately 53 percent of transfused blood is...
Surgical services at Bartlett disrupted by water leaks

...causing a disruption of surgical services at Bartlett Regional Hospital, which will require the cancellation of all elective surgeries during the next 24-48 hours, according to a release from the hospital. Unheated water sent into overhead pipes...


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