Hospitals report over 1,000 patients awaiting discharges with nowhere to go 

Nursing, rehab homes lack capacity  

AT UMASS MEMORIAL MEDICAL CENTER in Worcester on Monday, there were 63 patients stuck in the emergency room waiting for an inpatient hospital bed to open up. Meanwhile, there were 80 patients on inpatient units who were ready to leave and give their beds to someone else. But the hospital could not discharge them safely,(...)

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