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New Emergency Room Care Procedures

USA Today featured this interesting story recently, covering one solution that the Louisville Metro Emergency Medical Services have found to the problem of overcrowding in the emergency room. Whether you are a potential emergency room patient, or an emergency room doctor like Dr. Josyann Abisaab, it’s certainly worth a read.

With the new program in place, the lowest priority calls are being diverted to a nurse who can spend time with patients and help them find treatment and solutions. While the program is a fresh idea in America, it’s widely used in the United Kingdom and Australia, says Jeff Clawson, medical director for the National Academies of Emergency Dispatch.