LNCtips.com Newsletter - February 9, 2016

The Boarded Patient
Hospital administrators, emergency department (ED) physicians and ED staff all agree that boarding patients in the emergency department is an undesirable situation.  A boarded patient is one who has been accepted for admission to an inpatient unit but hasn't been transferred, often because no inpatient bed is available.  In addition to being an unpleasant experience for patients, boarding can also lead them to file medical malpractice claims.  Read More.  
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(Regarding 2 Steps to Solve an OCR Problem) Great idea! 
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