TITLE

ED Triage: Cut Wait Times, Boost Revenue and Outcomes

AUTHOR(S)
CANTALUPE, JOE
PUB. DATE
October 2010
SOURCE
HealthLeaders Magazine;Oct2010, Vol. 13 Issue 10, p34
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article explains how triage could improve emergency medical services in hospitals. The author argues that implementing a triage at hospital emergency departments (ED) could reduce patient wait time, enhance outcome and increase hospital revenue. A description of how using videos and videoconferencing improved diagnostic and treatment processes at UC Davis Children's Hospital is also provided. INSETS: HOSPITALIST OPTION;OVERCOMING STAFF RESISTANCE;THE SUPERUTILIZERS.
ACCESSION #
54109635

 

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