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The Focus on Flow in the ED


Overcrowding and Patient Safety

Overcrowding and Patient Safety

How concerned are you about patient safety in the ED as a result of overcrowding? "We are going to get overrun," Tiller says, predicting an influx of patients who want to use the ED in the wake of healthcare reform. Gary Tiller, CEO of Ninnescah Valley Heath Systems, which operates the 25-staffed- bed Kingman Community Hospital, 35 miles west of Wichita, Kan.

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