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‘Flat-out miserable’: Pacific Northwest providers work through heatwave


Flat-out miserable: Pacific Northwest providers work through heatwave

July 2, 2021Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

SPOKANE, Wash. – With scattered power outages and ACs operating at maximum capacity, HME providers in the Pacific Northwest were working overtime to make sure staff, particularly delivery techs, stayed cool and hydrated, and patients were taken care of.  “We’re making sure people are staying hydrated,” said Brandon Whitney, an ATP and customer service team lead for Inland Medical and Rehab in Spokane, Wash. “The delivery...

Brandon Whitney, Erik Mickelson, Heat wave, Home Medical Equipment (HME), Joel Gallion

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