From Emergency Medicine News
On its face, the concept makes sense: placing a doctor at triage would make things go faster. It would help the triage nurse. Sicker patients would be identified faster. Orders would be submitted at triage, expediting care. Patient satisfaction would go up, pleasing hospital administration. It’s a win-win, right?
Read the full article here: At Your Defense: Physician-at-Triage No Protection against EMTALA Violations, More Malpractice Vulnerability