National medical team at Kansas City’s Research Medical Center COVID-19 support

A team of medical professionals sent by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services arrived in Kansas City Friday to help with patient care at Research Medical Center.The hospital said it requested additional help from the state of Missouri to care for the growing number of COVID-19 patients and to expand the hospital’s ability to treat other patients in need of care.The 15-member team from the National Disaster Medical System will provide short-term surge support to the hospital. The hospital said in a news release that the support is designed to relieve the pressure on hospital caregivers. The team is made up of doctors, nurses, paramedics, pharmacists, safety logistics specialists and administrative and support staff specialists. They are assigned the COVID-19 unit, the emergency room and other parts of the hospital.

A team of medical professionals sent by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services arrived in Kansas City Friday to help with patient care at Research Medical Center.

The hospital said it requested additional help from the state of Missouri to care for the growing number of COVID-19 patients and to expand the hospital’s ability to treat other patients in need of care.

The 15-member team from the National Disaster Medical System will provide short-term surge support to the hospital.

The hospital said in a news release that the support is designed to relieve the pressure on hospital caregivers.

The team is made up of doctors, nurses, paramedics, pharmacists, safety logistics specialists and administrative and support staff specialists. They are assigned the COVID-19 unit, the emergency room and other parts of the hospital.