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4 Keys to a Better Emergency Department
Health Leaders Media

Aside from a patient, perhaps no element of a hospital system is as in need of emergency care as the emergency department itself.

Health systems know this and are working to overcome ED bottlenecks by initiating improved throughput systems. They are imposing fast-track, split-care programs to improve patient flow and decrease wait times by caring for patients with lower acuity in one area, freeing up beds for those with more severe illnesses.