ED Solutions: Preparing for Increased Volume and Decreased Margins
"The ED only flows as well as the hospital flows. On some level, we've done ourselves a disservice by talking about ED overcrowding. We should be talking about hospital crowding and hospital flow."
—Leon Haley, MD, deputy senior vice president of medical affairs and chief of emergency medicine, Grady Health System, Atlanta
This exclusive, original research and analysis offers key insight from top healthcare executives and clinical leaders, including:
- The majority (61%) of healthcare leaders now report overcrowding in their EDs—a 22% increase over 2012
- Nearly all (96%) of healthcare leaders with overcrowded EDs are concerned about patient safety
- ED volume is growing—over 86% of respondents expect their patient volume to increase within the next three years
- Three-quarters (74%) of respondents have no plans to use freestanding EDs
The report is available in two versions:
PREMIUM - provides everything in the free report, plus: segmentation data; key takeaways and actionable strategies; three real-world case studies; and discussion questions.
PREMIUM BUYING POWER - is designed for healthcare industry suppliers and includes all the content in the Premium version, plus: detailed drill-down data on purchasing trends and projections to aid marketing and sales strategies.
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