Bridgemoor Transitional Care, 16130 Galveston Road, Webster, added a new pulmonary program to its list of patient services in June. The short-term care facility can now provide 24/7 care to non-COVID-19 patients with complex respiratory problems, helping free up area ventilators and hospital beds, according to a media release. Patients can receive care for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, pulmonary hypertension, bronchiectasis and congestive heart failure. www.bridgemoorcare.com/locations/webster
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