Quality Field Notes: Reducing Inappropriate Emergency Department Use

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Quality Field Notes: Reducing Inappropriate Emergency Department Use

Description

This toolkit provides resources and recommendations for reducing inappropriate emergency department (ED) use. It includes key lessons to begin the process of reducing ED use, information on how data can help to identify avoidable ED use, and initiatives currently in place to engage stakeholders. A downloadable resource guide provides additional materials for EDs to use when undertaking this initiative, and a video explains the appropriate use of ED care.

Developer:

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Funding Sources:

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

History

Release Date: 2013
Date Verified: 07/29/15
Original Summary: July 2015

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