Emergency Repairs

Molpus, Jim
January 2008
HealthLeaders Magazine;Jan2008, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p10
The author comments on hospital emergency departments. He says television writers and producers are obsessed with hospitals because they are a perfect medium for life-and-death drama, combined with humor. Also noted is that the culture being created by such departments often becomes an obstacle when a hospital attempts to bring the ED on line with the rest of the hospital on quality or clinical IT. For He adds that the ED is not immune to increasing demands from consumers for improved consistency in quality and service from every part of the hospital.


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