Michigan hospital working to reopen surgical center after fire

Bronson Methodist Hospital in Kalamazoo, Mich., is working to reopen its surgical center by May 24 after a small fire epupted at the facility, according to radio station WKZO.

The May 15 fire in the sterilization and reprocessing room resulted in damaged or destroyed surgical supplies, according to the station.

The hospital shut down operations after the fire.

Denise Neely, BSN, senior vice president, COO and CNO of Bronson Healthcare, told WKZO the hospital has been rescheduling surgeries and transferring about 100 patients to other hospitals daily.


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