ED navigators steer patients with social, financial, or behavioral health needs to appropriate resources.

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Abstract

Especially in times of economic distress, patients who lack health care connections tend to wind up in the ED. However, administrators at Sutter General and Sutter Memorial hospitals in Sacramento, CA, have discovered that by pairing these patients with ED navigators, they can be plugged into appropriate resources and follow-up care so that they are less… (More)

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