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Lougheed, Tim
February 2005
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;2/15/2005, Vol. 172 Issue 4, p458
Academic Journal
Focuses on the approach used at Saint Anne and Saint Charles Mercy Hospitals in Toledo, Ohio which awards anyone who waits longer than 30 minutes with a gift certificate for a hardware store or passes to a theatre. Purpose of the approach; Remarks from Dr. Alan Drummond, past president of the Canadian Association of Emergency Physicians, regarding the initiative.


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