The delivery of a health promotion intervention by a public health promotion specialist improves patient satisfaction in the emergency department.

@article{Rega2012TheDO,
  title={The delivery of a health promotion intervention by a public health promotion specialist improves patient satisfaction in the emergency department.},
  author={Paul P Rega and S. Michael Roberts and Sadik Khuder and Debra J Boardley and Kris R Brickman and Cynthia Regent},
  journal={Academic emergency medicine : official journal of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine},
  year={2012},
  volume={19 3},
  pages={313-7}
}
OBJECTIVES The objective was to introduce a public health promotion specialist (PHPS) into the hospital emergency department (ED) to provide a brief health promotion intervention to patients and to determine the effect of the initiative on patient satisfaction. METHODS Patients in the intervention group were offered and received a 5- to 10-minute… CONTINUE READING