Patients May Wait Hours Longer In The ED Seeking Help For Mental Health

HealthDay (9/13, Preidt) reports, “Patients seeking help for mental health problems wait hours longer in the emergency department than other patients do,” researchers found after examining data “from more than 200,000” ED visits in the US that occurred “between 2002 and 2011.” The findings were published in the September issue of Health Affairs.

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— “Psychiatric Patients Face Longer Waits in ER,” Robert Preidt, HealthDay, September 13, 2016.

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