TITLE

EMTALA Warning

AUTHOR(S)
Haugh, Richard
PUB. DATE
March 2006
SOURCE
H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;Mar2006, Vol. 80 Issue 3, p19
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article argues that U.S. hospitals that are slowing at moving patients from ambulances to the emergency department may be violating federal law. In a letter sent by the Centers for Medicare to hospitals, it states that the agency has learned of hospitals routinely preventing emergency medical services staff from transferring patients from ambulance stretchers to hospital beds.
ACCESSION #
20248803

 

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