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ED Management Strategies Linked to Revenue Recovery
Limiting the length of time patients are boarded in the emergency department and occasionally postponing elective...
Michigan Hospitals Open Senior Emergency Departments
A group of hospitals in Michigan has opened, within its existing EDs, specially equipped emergency units designed and...
Adverse Drug Events Raise ED Costs, Hospitalizations
Emergency department patients with adverse drug events have a 50% greater risk of spending additional days in the...
With NYC ambulances stuck in snow, city resorted to triage
As a blizzard bore down on New York City on Sunday and Monday, 911 dispatchers fielded tens of thousands of calls...
Inpatient or outpatient? The battle to control costs
One of the biggest challenges in healthcare is controlling costs. A primary way to accomplish that is...
1 in 10 EDs Boarding Psych Patients for 'One Week or More'
Patients with mental and behavioral health issues rather than physical ailments are causing bottlenecks in hospital...
3 in 4 ED Managers Report Shortage of Specialists
Twenty-one percent of emergency department deaths and permanent injuries can be linked to shortages of physicians...
Soaring ED Visits Cause Hospital Overcrowding
Nine in 10 emergency department visits were for acute conditions in 2008 and overuse is cause for concern, according...
Joint Commission Issues Suicide Alert for ED, Med/Surg
Suicide is one of the five serious events occurring in hospitals most often reported to The Joint Commission, and...
Headed to ER? Some post waits by text, billboard
Need an X-ray or stitches? Online, via text message or flashing on a billboard, some emergency rooms are advertising...
Transform Your ED into a Profit Center
As the major source of admissions, your ED is poised to be a serious revenue driver, or drain. Get in-the-trenches...
The Healthcare Executive's Guide to Urgent Care Centers and Freestanding EDs
One in five Americans lacks adequate access to primary care physicians and even those patients with insurance and a...
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