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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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Carolina Medical Center feels psychiatric care strain
A surge in emergency room patients needing psychiatric care has strained Carolinas Medical Center's overall ability to...
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...