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Web Exclusive: ED Management Strategies Linked to Revenue Recovery
Limiting the length of time patients are boarded in the emergency department and occasionally postponing elective...
Web Exclusive: Michigan Hospitals Open Senior Emergency Departments
A group of hospitals in Michigan has opened, within its existing EDs, specially equipped emergency units designed and...
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...
Web Exclusive: 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...
Web Exclusive: 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...
Web Exclusive: 4 Ways to Accelerate ED Triage, Boost Revenue
Innovations in emergency department triage methods not only have improved patient care, but they inevitably feed...
Web Exclusive: ACEP Calls for Halt to ED Boarding
Hospital executives must set policies that hasten the flow of admitted patients from the emergency department to...
CDC lowers flu season death estimate
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday substantially lowered its often-quoted estimate of how many...
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...
Web Exclusive: Wait Times in Emergency Departments Surge
Patients last year averaged a record of four hours and seven minutes spent in the nation’s emergency...
Webcast: 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...
Book: 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...