Emergency Department Crowding

PHYSICIAN-HOSPITAL ISSUES

Emergency Department Crowding

RESOLVED, That the North Carolina Medical Society supports hospitals developing institution-wide solutions to alleviate emergency department crowding, including but not limited to development of hospital-wide protocols for addressing capacity issues in the emergency department, use of streamlined admission and discharge policies; and be it further

RESOLVED, That the North Carolina Medical Society supports the development of hospital policies regarding the coordination of the scheduling of elective admissions and procedures with respect to volumes of admitted patients in the emergency department.

(Resolution 15-2009, adopted as amended, 11/01/2009)
(reaffirmed, Board Report-2018, Item 86, adopted 11/3/2018)

 
 

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