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Hospitals share load on patients, treatments; But tensions arise as COVID-19 outbreak strains resources

Mar 31, 2020 - The Detroit News

The COVID-19 pandemic has forged unprecedented cooperation between Metro Detroit health systems on potential treatments for the respiratory illness but also created tension as they coordinate how to spread patients in crowded facilities to less-filled ones across Michigan.

But health leaders say their systems are working together to push for more resources to care for thousands of sick patients overwhelming hospitals as potential cases multiply by the minute.

"We are all in it togeth...