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Rural Interfacility Emergency Department Transfers: Framework and Qualitative Analysis

Description
Examines the transfer for rural emergency patients to other facilities across 2 urban and 5 rural Veterans Health Administration facilities. Discusses three factors that influence the decision of transferring a patient: patient factors, system resources, and clinical and administrative processes.
Author(s)
Candace D. McNaughton, Kemberlee Bonnet, David Schlundt, et al.
Citation
The Western Journal of Emergency Medicine, 21(4), 858-865
Date
07/2020
Type
Document
Tagged as
Access · Emergency department and urgent care services · Hospitals · Veterans