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Tactics to Reduce Avoidable ED and Hospital Use

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Learn current emergency department utilization trends, understand the business case to rightsize emergency department use, and get a roadmap of successful ED avoidance strategies.

Non-emergent and primary care-treatable ED visits make up a significant portion of avoidable ED volumes. Many of these patients lack access to alternative care or assume the ED is the only place that can effectively meet their care needs. Learn about what leading organizations are doing to increase patient access to care, educate patients about appropriate use of health services, and develop targeted programs for frequent users.