A team of surgeons, doctors, nurses, technicians and assistants tries to resuscitate a gravely injured patient. Harborview is the only designated Level 1 trauma center for adults and children in a region that stretches from Montana to Washington state to Alaska.
With more people obtaining health insurance under the Affordable Care Act, places like Harborview Medical Center are providing much less “charity” (uncompensated) care. The Emergency Department there is as busy as ever, though.
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