News Item – How one hospital tackles hallway medicine, starting in the emergency room

One Ontario hospital is trying to lessen its “hallway medicine” problem by forming a new team of health-care workers in its emergency room with the aim of reducing admission rates among seniors.

The “ED One Team” at Sunnybrook Health Sciences in Toronto launched in late October and is already showing evidence of success, according to figures provided by hospital officials that suggest a nearly five per cent drop in admissions.

Full article at: CBC News


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