Tag: ed-efficiency

The Best Way To Handle Growth Is to Get More Efficient

May 28th, 2010
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During my career as an emergency physician, I have worked in several different emergency departments. Going back to residency, I had shifts in numerous ER’s in Chicago, from inner city locales and large teaching hospitals to smaller community based hospitals in the surrounding suburbs. There are many differences in facilities and processes even within the […]

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Posted in Quality Efficiency Utilization

What Will the Coming Decade In Healthcare Look Like?

January 10th, 2010
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As we welcome a new decade, I’ve been thinking a lot about perspective. This past decade has been marked by terrorism at home and abroad, economic recession, home foreclosures, H1N1, regime changes, and more. Not a very upbeat decade, as decades go. Ronald Reagan spoke of that bright shining city on a hill and challenged […]

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Posted in Future of Healthcare, Life in the ER