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Surgeries canceled, patients moved after flooding at Brigham and Women's Hospital

Hospital Safety Insider, January 9, 2014

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A water pipe began leaking at about 6 a.m. Tuesday morning on the sixth floor of Brigham and Women’s Hospital, causing flooding and requiring the hospital to cancel elective surgeries. About 30 patients on six floors of the main inpatient building of the hospital were moved, hospital officials said.
 
Ambulances were diverted temporarily while crews were called in to assess damage and clean up. It was unclear how long the flooding would affect surgeries at the hospital.

 

 

 



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