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5 Ways Health Systems Can Reduce ED Usage

A study finds reductions in emergency department usage can be achieved through patient education, interventions in patient financial incentives, and the adoption of population health strategies such as patient-centered medical homes.

1 comments on "5 Ways Health Systems Can Reduce ED Usage"
Stefani Daniels (10/29/2013 at 2:18 PM)

Offering non-ED services on a hospital campus is a no-brainer. Ever wonder why execs don't consider it more often? Is it possible that community docs might threaten to take their patients to another hospital if the hospital choses to 'compete' with them? I wonder.......