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Slide Presentation from the AHRQ 2007 Annual Conference

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Common ED Characteristics

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  • ED arrival volume patterns are predictable by hour of the day.
    • 9 am-9 pm peak (30% higher)
  • Relative Length of Use by acuity level has a similar pattern across facilities

Notes:

While we were designing the D2D SPF process, we started learning about some characteristics that EDs seem to have in common that are important in thinking about taking a single design to different settings.
--ED arrival patterns are predictable by time of date
--Relative length of use (or time in the ED) by acuity has a similar pattern


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