Crowd control

McKinney, Maureen
August 2010
Modern Healthcare;8/16/2010, Vol. 40 Issue 33, p12
Trade Publication
The article offers information on a proposed legislation that addresses emergency department (ED) overcrowding in California introduced by Assemblyman Ted Lieu. The bill is said to require hospitals to use scoring assessments and set hospitalwide protocols to address ED overcrowding. According to Lieu, overcrowded ED can lead to increased morbidity and mortality.


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