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Rice Magazine| The Magazine of Rice University | No. 1 | 2008
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From Design Kitchen to Medical Triage Center

It may have happened by chance rather than design, but Rice’s newly completed Oshman Engineering Design Kitchen, with its quiet, climate-controlled atmosphere, proved to be the perfect location for an emergency medical triage center. The center was organized through a collaborative effort among Rice and Memorial Hermann, St. Luke’s, Ben Taub and Methodist hospitals.

Medical Triage

Learn more about the Rice triage center by visiting:
tinyurl.com/4m69vy

About 70 physicians, assistant physicians, nurses and paramedics who came from the Houston area and as far away as New Jersey, Pennsylvania, North Carolina and Florida treated about 250 patients a day, most suffering from low-acuity ailments such as bruises, bumps and rashes or needing further information about resources.