Honolulu, Hawaii 2021-09-17 17:26:55 –
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HONONLULU (KHON2) — Hawaii’s plans for how to allocate medical care in times of crisis are now open to everyone.
According to the state, its “Crisis Criteria for Care Triage Allocation Framework” was created over a year ago using input from state-wide healthcare providers.
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The medical tutorial plan was created to prevent the state from being unprepared in the event of a crisis.
Meanwhile, State Health Director Libby char said the document was regularly reviewed to ensure it was appropriate for what was needed at the time.
“The document says that older people were rejected as a key triage criterion to discriminate against older people,” Char said. “And there are many examples that older people may have a better clinical outlook than younger people.”
Hawaii’s Care Triage Allocation Framework, posted for public to view Source link Hawaii’s Care Triage Allocation Framework, posted for public to view