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ER Docs are Key to Reducing Health Care Costs

“One of the most important elements of patient-centered care is deciding when individuals can’t be safely managed in community settings...  Emergency physicians are trained to rapidly evaluate a wide array of conditions that are complex or time sensitive, and facilitate observation or admission of the most acutely ill patients."

Dr. Wes Fields
Chair, Emergency Medicine Action Fund