ER Is for Emergencies

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ER Is for Emergencies

Description

ER Is for Emergencies is a campaign in Washington State to help reduce preventable emergency room visits and redirect care to the most appropriate setting. The campaign Web site includes the following materials:

  • One-page document outlining the Seven Best Practices
  • Patient brochure to help redirect care to the most appropriate setting (also available in Spanish, Russian, and Vietnamese)
  • Educational videos and archived webinars

Developer:

Washington State Medical Association; Washington State Hospital Association; Washington Chapter of the American College of Emergency Physicians

Funding Sources:

Washington State Medical Association; Washington State Hospital Association; Washington Chapter of the American College of Emergency Physicians

History

Release Date: 2012
Original Summary: August 2012
Last Updated: 08/29/12

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