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ED Physicians Key to Half of Hospital Admissions
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Jay A. Kaplan, MD, has been an emergency physician for more than 30 years and over the decades he has witnessed firsthand what he says is the evolving role of the emergency department in providing frontline healthcare.

“When I first started practicing we called it the emergency room,” Kaplan says. “Then we got called the emergency department. We have morphed again. We are no longer an emergency department. We are an emergency care and acute diagnostic center.”