LBJ opens non urgent care extension next to ER
Pago Page, AMERICAN SAMOA — As one of his first acts as Acting Chief Executive Officer, Dr Ledua Akapusi has opened LBJ Hospital's Non-Urgent Care extension of the Emergency Room.
A statement issued by the hospital states that the LBJ is committed to high quality and safe patient care.
“It is our pleasure to announce the opening of LBJ Hospital's Non-Urgent Care extension of the Emergency Room.
“This opens today, Monday Feb. 6, 2023 from 4-8PM.
“All patients triaged as non-urgent in the ER will be referred to the non-urgent Medical Clinic nearby the ER.
This will greatly speed patient access and improve timely care for the people of American Samoa. We look forward to minimizing the waiting time by implementing this change,” the statement reads.