4 Fierce strategies to improve ED flow

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With emergency department overcrowding growing almost twice as fast as visits, patient flow in the ED is becoming a major issue for hospitals. In fact, more than 40 percent of healthcare leaders rank inpatient flow as their emergency department's biggest strategic challenge.

So how can hospitals keep EDs running smoothly? FierceHealthcare spoke to two healthcare leaders, who shared simple and effective solutions to better manage flow.

Consider these four strategies: