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Waya Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jun-19-08 11:59 AM
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IHS hospital in Pine Ridge expands
PINE RIDGE, S.D. (AP) - People seeking medical help at the Pine Ridge IHS hospital should spend less time waiting and have access to more services when a new wing opens in June.

Representatives from several agencies attended the dedication May 22 for the additional 26,000 square feet on the east side of the 110,000-square-foot building.

''The main gist is to improve outpatient operations,'' said Bill Pourier, the hospital's CEO.

''We're just too congested.''

The $7 million project was funded by setting aside federal money over a number of years, he said......
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