|Spearfish hospital earns higher trauma verification|
|Thursday, 14 February 2013 12:44|
A survey team inspected the hospital last December and evaluated its procedures.
Spearfish hospital officials say a trauma verification from the ACS is the gold standard of verification.
Dr. Terry Altstiel says, "It was a delightful experience. But they go through your stuff with a fine-tooth comb. They look at every jot and tittle. And we did marvelously."
Level III Trauma Centers must provide 24-hour, seven-days-a-week medical care with a complete trauma team on duty.
-Al Van Zee