Sunday, March 9, 2014

Hospital Facing Operating Deficit

The Thunder Bay Hospital is staring at an operating deficit this year. Laura Kokocinski is CEO of the Northwestern Local Health Integration Network and says there are a few contributing factors. One of which is the hospitals current gridlock situation. That is partly caused by the high number of patients requiring services outside of the hospital but not receiving them. There is also a need for long term care space. Kokocinski says they have been in talks with the hospital and the province.