Frequent users of emergency department services: gaps in knowledge and a proposed research agenda.

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Frequent use of emergency department (ED) services is often perceived to be a potentially preventable misuse of resources. The underlying assumption is that similar and more appropriate care can be delivered outside of EDs at a lower cost. To reduce costs and incentivize more appropriate use of services, there have been efforts to design interventions to… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1553-2712.2011.01086.x

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@article{Pines2011FrequentUO, title={Frequent users of emergency department services: gaps in knowledge and a proposed research agenda.}, author={Jesse M Pines and Brent R. Asplin and Amy H. Kaji and Robert A. Lowe and David J. Magid and Maria Catherine Raven and Ellen J Weber and Donald Yealy}, journal={Academic emergency medicine : official journal of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine}, year={2011}, volume={18 6}, pages={e64-9} }