Approved: Standards revisions addressing patient flow through the emergency department.

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The Joint Commission approved standards revisions in June that address patient flow through the emergency department (ED) as a hospitalwide concern as well as an issue of safe provision of care for boarded patients. The revisions include enhancements and additions to “Leadership” (LD) Standard LD.04.03.11, known as “the patient flow standard,” and… CONTINUE READING