Factors Contributing to Reductions in Patient Wait Times at Indian Health Service Emergency Department Facilities: A Mixed-Methods Assessment
Presents findings of a mixed-methods assessment of the change in emergency department wait times at Indian Health Service (IHS) facilities before and after the announcement of wait time standards in 2019. Describes challenges to providing timely access to emergency and primary care, strategies to overcome these challenges, and the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on wait times.
HHS Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation
Access · Emergency department and urgent care services · Hospitals · Policy · Primary care
HHS Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation,