Emergency Department Boarding Stories

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35 Boarders


"Today, 35 boarders at 7am ranging in waits from three to 31 hours. We have 55 ED beds but nursing staffing for only 40 beds."

Make waves

There is a large healthcare system that has created a complete monopoly on accepting transfers from ...

Slumped in their chair

We are a 28 bed ED that sees approximately 90 patients per day. We were boarding 24 patients for adm...

Please do something

A standard inpatient med-surg unit in my facility has 24-28 patients on the nursing floor.

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