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PROJECT FINDS LEAN PROCESS CAN REDUCE ED LENGTH OF STAY AND BENEFIT SAFETY NET HOSPITALS' BOTTOM LINES

Posted on 5/29/2019 by Institute for Medical Quality

Hospital emergency departments (EDs) are a critical component of our health care system, offering the only guaranteed source of healthcare available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. As ED use in California continues to rise on a per capita basis, there are long waits for treatment, especially in low-income areas where there is a scarcity of providers and urgent care centers.

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