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Hospital’s trauma services to be awarded

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Hospital’s trauma services to be awarded
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Douglas County Hospital (DCH) will be recognized for its excellence in trauma care.

On Friday, May 2, Dr. Art Ney from Hennepin County Medical Center (HCMC) will present the “Partner in Trauma Excellence” award to DCH for outstanding care given to trauma patients.

HCMC is a Level I Trauma Center and will mark the 25th anniversary of its designation by recognizing its statewide trauma care partners, including DCH.

Dr. Chad Richardson, director of trauma services at HCMC, said, “Patients in the Alexandria area are very fortunate to have the staff and resources at Douglas County Hospital demonstrating outstanding trauma and critical care.”

DCH has been a Level III Trauma Center for the past five years and will renew its certification in 2015.

Amy Chaffins
Amy Chaffins is a journalist working for the Echo Press newspaper in Alexandria, Minnesota.
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