Reducing Frequent EMS/ED Use Among Frequent EMS Users

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Identifier 016_Reducing_Frequent_EMS_LEANCohort4_YOUNGQUIST.pdf
Title Reducing Frequent EMS/ED Use Among Frequent EMS Users
Creator Scott Youngquist; Alli Osgood; Ty Shepherd; Clair Baldwin
Subject Efficiency, Organizational; Total Quality Management; Cost Savings; Hotlines; Telephone; Needs Assessment; Emergency Medical Services; Patient Care Management; LEAN Project
Description Top ten 911 callers in SLC have a mean call rate of 20 calls/year with range of 10-43. These patients typically call for non-emergent complaints and utilize the 911 system to achieve non-medical goals. ED based care for these problems results in duplicated, costly workups, burden EDs with non-acute complaints, and cause cascading healthcare costs.
Relation is Part of 2013 Lean Project Repository: Cohort 4
Publisher Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, University of Utah
Date Digital 2013
Date 2013
Format application/pdf
Rights Management Copyright 2013, University of Utah Health Care
Language eng
ARK ark:/87278/s6sb8j4j
Setname ehsl_lean
Date Created 2019-02-04
Date Modified 2019-03-05
ID 1398593
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6sb8j4j
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