Healthcare News & Insights

ED wait times in the news – 3 keys to lower them for patients

Wait times in the emergency department (ED) are in the spotlight once again after a recent incident involving a woman’s death demonstrates that hospitals must do what they can to get patients treated immediately – especially if they have symptoms that may be life-threatening. 

4 keys to reducing patient wait times

Patients sometimes wait hours for treatment. To provide better care to patients, it’s crucial to reduce their wait times at the hospital, particularly in the emergency department (ED). 

How one hospital system improved patient flow

Keeping patient flow efficient should be at the forefront of every hospital executive’s mind. The quicker patients are evaluated and triaged for treatment, the more patients your hospital can see – which improves your facility’s bottom line.