Improving the ED

May 2013
HealthLeaders Magazine;May2013, Vol. 16 Issue 4, p24
The article discusses the results of the 2013 HealthLeaders Media Emergency Department Survey which showed that internal problems continue to a challenge for emergency departments (ED). The survey noted that 61 percent of healthcare leaders describe their ED as overcrowded as demand for ED services increases. About 32 percent of respondents claimed that patient flow is the greatest challenge facing EDs followed by wait time and patient boarding.


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