The Enigmatic ED

May 2011
HealthLeaders Magazine;May2011, Vol. 14 Issue 5, p6
The author reflects on the role of emergency departments (ED) in U.S. hospitals. He relates that ED are alternatively viewed as the most expensive or the most convenient locus of care. He says that hospitals must consider reducing wait times and use a good system of electronic medical records at ED. He believes that ED should be made the foundation of a good hospital.


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