March 2007
Marketing Health Services;Spring2007, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p5
Academic Journal
The article reports on the results of a survey by the American College of Emergency Physicians regarding hospital overcrowding. Some respondents felt that overcrowding continues to be one of the major problems to be addressed with health care reform in the United States. Despite this, various hospital leaders continue to be optimistic regarding future improvements. Most hospitals have a history of diverting urgent care patients to other available facilities. Other results stated that hospitals may consider expanding their health care services to alleviate the overcrowding issue.


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