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Sunday, March 20, 2016

Develop a Successful Observation Unit

Emergency Physicians Monthly
By Michael Silverman and Puneet Chopra on March 9, 2016
In today’s dynamic healthcare environment, it’s not unusual for the hospital to ask the ED to take on new or different responsibilities. Whether you’re becoming a trauma center, opening a peds or a geriatric ED, or starting an obs unit, the one thing you can count on as a medical director is that you’ll be asked to do more if the hospital thinks it can help with patient satisfaction or flow, reduce costs, or improve revenue or publicly reported core measures.
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