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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

Links to the Tool:
This tool is available at: http://www.wsha.org/ERemergencies.cfm

Developer

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

Funding Sources

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


QualityTool Topic

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History

  • Release Date: 2012
  • Original Summary: 08/2012
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Last updated: August 29, 2012.