This issue of Emergency Medicine Clinics, guest edited by Joshua Joseph and Benjamin White, focuses on Emergency Department Operations and Administration. Topics include: Emergency Department Operations Overview; Queuing Theory and Modeling ED Resource Utilization; Factors Affecting ED Crowding; Staffing and Provider Productivity in the ED; Patient Assignment Models in the ED; ED Layout and Organization; Lean Processes in the ED; ED Observation and Alternatives to Admission; Quality Assurance in the ED; Information Management in the ED; Best Practices in Communication and Patient Safety; Optimizing Patient Experience in the ED; Management of the Academic ED; and Strategies for Provider Well-being in the ED.
Edited by Joshua Joseph, MD, MS, Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine|Harvard Medical School
Director of Emergency Operations Research, Researcher in Clinical Informatics
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Beth Israel Deaconess - Milton and Benjamin White, MD, Director of Clinical Operations
MGH Emergency Medicine
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