Economy may prompt more patients to flee ED early, or against medical advice

August 2009
Healthcare Risk Management;Aug2009, Vol. 31 Issue 8, p85
The article reports on the increase in the number of patients leaving the emergency departments (EDs) of hospitals in the U.S. to avoid higher medical bills.


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