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Improving the Emergency Department Discharge Process: Environmental Scan Report

Description
An environmental scan which includes a literature search on emergency department (ED) discharge process. Identifies factors involved with patients at high risk for ED discharge failure and discusses barriers that may hinder the discharge process. Mentions studies that include rural populations, including one rural ED that used group meetings for follow-up care to improve outcomes.
Author(s)
Romsai T. Boonyasai, O. Mayowa Ijagbemi, Julius Cuong Pham, et al.
Date
10/2014
Type
Document
Organization
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Tagged as
Emergency department and urgent care services ยท Healthcare quality