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Modern Healthcare: Hospitals with busy emergency rooms

The magazine Modern Healthcare has published a list of the 25 US hospitals with the highest volume of emergency department visits in 2011.  The list shows the hospital name, location, and number of ED visits.  Here’s a little more background on two of the hospitals on the list.

The Florida Hospital (Orlando).  According to the hospital’s website, this emergency department is one of the largest in the country.  It has “52 functional private rooms and capacity for 72 beds.”  There is a flight team that staffs Florida Flight 1, a flying intensive care unit.  Click here for more information: http://www.floridahospitalcareers.com/hospitals/orlando/orlando-emergency-department-careers

Montefiore Medical Center (New York).  According to the hospital’s website, this emergency department is one of the busiest in the country.  There are 4 adult EDs and a pediatric ED.   Click here for more information: http://www.montefiore.org/emergency-services ; and, http://montekids.org/services/emergency/

Source: 25 busiest hospital emergency departments.  Modern Healthcare;43(14):34, Apr. 8, 2013.  Click here for publisher’s website: http://www.modernhealthcare.com/article/20130406/DATA/130409978/btn-list-busiest-hospital-emergency-rooms  Posted by AHA Resource Center, (312) 422-2050, rc@aha.org


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