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KUSI Explores Concerns About Drop in Non-COVID-19 Visits to Local ERs

Scripps Health has safeguards in place to protect patients

Ghazala Sharieff, MD, of Scripps Health discusses the drop in ER visits due to COVID-19 with KUSI News.

Dr. Ghazala Sharieff, MBA, chief medical officer, clinical excellence and experience, Scripps Health

Scripps Health has safeguards in place to protect patients

KUSI News recently interviewed Ghazala Sharieff, MD, MBA, about the recent trend of fewer non-COVID-19-related patient visits to Scripps’ emergency rooms and urgent care centers. Dr. Sharieff reminded viewers that delays in seeking emergency care can have dire health consequences, and reassured the public that Scripps has safeguards in place to protect patients and health care workers at its facilities. Dr. Sharieff is chief medical officer, clinical excellence and experience, Scripps Health.


Watch the KUSI interview:

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