Kansas officials began a policy of aggressive patient triage earlier this year when Osawatomie State Hospital exceeded its 206-bed capacity by 25 percent. Voluntary admissions to the facility were stopped. The hospital’s capacity was further reduced this summer as the state began a construction project at the hospital. Osawatomie is now limited to 146 beds.
Kansas officials began a policy of aggressive patient triage earlier this year when Osawatomie State Hospital exceeded its 206-bed capacity by 25 percent. Voluntary admissions to the facility were stopped. The hospital’s capacity was further reduced this summer as the state began a construction project at the hospital. Osawatomie is now limited to 146 beds. File photo
Kansas officials began a policy of aggressive patient triage earlier this year when Osawatomie State Hospital exceeded its 206-bed capacity by 25 percent. Voluntary admissions to the facility were stopped. The hospital’s capacity was further reduced this summer as the state began a construction project at the hospital. Osawatomie is now limited to 146 beds. File photo