- LABOR. // Materials Management in Health Care;Aug2002, Vol. 11 Issue 8, p5
Reports on the need to combat the problem of increasing number of patients being treated in the emergency rooms in the U.S.
- ER changes at ETMC Athens have cut length of stay for patients. Clay, Toni Garrard // Malakoff News (TX);12/28/2007, Vol. 98 Issue 52, p10B
The article reports that the emergency room changes at ETMC Athens have cut length of stay for patients.
- The new front door. Merx, Katie // Crain's Detroit Business;10/13/2003, Vol. 19 Issue 41, p11
The article reports that hospitals throughout metro Detroit, Michigan are expanding their emergency rooms to benefit from a booming business that's feeding patients and profits to other departments. By 2005, metro Detroit hospitals will have increased more than $145 million into their emergency...
- Code Blue! Crisis in the ER. Kalish, Nancy // Self;Apr2002, Vol. 24 Issue 4, p112
Focuses on the crisis in hospital emergency rooms (ER) in the U.S. Overcrowding of visitors; Appointment of patients; Reasons for going to the ER.
- Going Nowhere Fast. Haugh, Richard // H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;Sep99, Vol. 73 Issue 9, p22
Reveals that patients are being diverted by emergency rooms of hospitals in the United States (US). Reasons for the diversion of patients in US hospitals; Significance of funding.
- More specialists shun ED coverage. Rose, Joan R. // Medical Economics;4/9/2004, Vol. 81 Issue 7, p12
Reports on the increase of patient volume among hospital emergency departments in the U.S. Decline of specialist coverage; Diversion of other hospital facilities; Establishment of emergency medicine management firms.
- THE BUSINESS OF EMERGENCY CARE IN MARYLAND. Coppins, McKay // Newsweek;7/19/2010, Vol. 156 Issue 3, p10
The article discusses the state of Maryland's efforts to reduce emergency room wait times for patients by using bedside check-in, online reservations, and text-message updates.
- ED WAIT TIMES GROW: PATIENT SATISFACTION REMAINS STEADY. // Trustee;Sep2010, Vol. 63 Issue 8, p4
The article reports on the wait time in emergency departments patients are experiencing at U.S. hospitals with an average of four hours and seven minutes in 2009 while patient satisfaction with U.S. hospital emergency departments remain constant.
- Non-urgent ER visits rise because patients have few options. // Primary Care Weekly;9/02/96, Vol. 2 Issue 34, p3
Reports on the increase in non-urgent visits to hospital emergency rooms because patients have few options. Patients' blame on barriers to care at the doctor's office; Study showing that majority of patients consider barriers to care elsewhere to be a key factor in their decision to visit ER;...