Hasbro Children’s Hospital reports long waits in overtaxed emergency room

HASBRO CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL announced on Thursday, May 19, 2022, that its emergency department was experiencing problems with wait times due to high case volume and a lack of staff. / COURTESY HASBRO CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL
HASBRO CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL announced on Thursday that its emergency department was experiencing problems with wait times due to high case volume and a lack of staff. / COURTESY HASBRO CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL
PROVIDENCE – The emergency department at Hasbro Children's Hospital in Providence is currently seeing long wait times, attributing the problem to an influx of COVID-19 cases, increasing behavioral health visits and ongoing staffing problems. "Hasbro Children’s Hospital’s Emergency Department capacity is highly constrained right now," said Kathleen Hart, a spokesperson for Lifespan Corp., which operates…

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