The ER’s in urgent need of a fix

Boston Globe, August 28, 2008
Recent research from the New England Healthcare Institute found that approximately 25% of all emergency-room visits were for non-urgent issues, and another 25% could have been addressed by a visit to a doctor's office. In a blog posting, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care chief executive Charles Baker studies the research and suggests the healthcare system should do more to keep those patients out of the ER.

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