2. Two ways to deal with ED 'frequent flyers'
from Physician's Weekly
From Oct. 15:
A hospital in Maryland has come up with a novel solution for patients who are “frequent flyers,” politically correctly termed “super utilizers,” in its emergency room. After identifying 318 people who visited the emergency department four or more times in 4 months, Sinai Hospital referred them to primary care doctors, social services, mental health and substance abuse programs, and insurance providers.
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