Do Hospital Closures Affect Patient Time in an Ambulance?
RUHRC Authors: Davis, A | Troske, S
Publication Date: 02/20/2019
Full Publication: Do Hospital Closures Affect Patient Time in an Ambulance?
When a hospital closes in a community, patients needing emergency care may spend more time in an ambulance to receive care in an emergency department (ED). We explore how hospital closures affect the time a patient travels from an incident location where 9-1-1 was called to the ED in an ambulance.
Troske S, Davis AF. Do Hospitals Closures Affect Patient Time in an Ambulance? Lexington, KY: Rural and Underserved Health Research Center; 2019.