ED Solutions: Preparing for Increased Volume and Decreased Margins: Buying Power
Intelligence Report Premium Buying Power, May 2014

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Emergency departments routinely face overcrowding, quality concerns, and suboptimal flow, with volumes forecast to increase.

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The majority (61%) of healthcare leaders now report overcrowded conditions in their ED—and with them, major concerns about patient safety. With the shortage of PCPs expected to continue driving ED visits up, providers need proven solutions. This report explores the strategies and investments leading providers are employing to improve ED throughput even as margins decline.

With this in-depth report, you'll learn answers to key strategic questions:

  • What are the top ED bottlenecks?
  • Which ED operations techniques are providers focused on to ease overcrowding?
  • Which ED staffing management techniques can drive higher efficiency?
  • How is Grady Health System of Atlanta improving patient satisfaction scores—even as ED volume grows?
  • What are the primary causes of ED overcrowding?


This report is part of HealthLeaders' Intelligence Report Premium Buying Power series, the premier source for original, timely data on healthcare purchasing trends and projections drawn from surveys of more than 6,200 healthcare leaders—plus independent expert analysis and real-world case studies.

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  • 90% of our 6,200+ member research panel influence the purchase of your products and services
  • They average $125 million of spend influence


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