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Rady works to shrink ER wait times
San Diego Union-Tribune

From adding more beds to tweaking the way health care workers see patients, Rady Children’s Hospital is working to reduce wait times for the thousands of kids and parents who come through its emergency department each day.

Dr. Irvin “Buzz” Kaufman, senior vice president of health affairs at Rady, said the hospital convened a blue-ribbon panel last February after realizing that the amount of time that emergency patients were waiting was longer than the industry average.

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