Tag: length of stay

How a Crowded Emergency Department Became Non-crowded and Crowded Back within 10 Years: Is It an ED Leadership Failure or a Hospital Leadership Failure, or Maybe Both?

Background: from 1993 until 2013 our Emergency Department (ED) went through three periods, with different ED manager each. Although the number of beds, visits and admissions during these three periods didn’t change significantly, a change in the ED’s policy, without a change in the hospital’s policy, converted a very...
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