Is Psychiatric Boarding Out of Control in Your ED?

September 22, 2018 11:54 AM | Sally Winkelman (Administrator)

Is psychiatric boarding out of control in your ED too? WACEP hears you! 

Drs. Redwood and Repplinger visited Kaye Zwiacher, MD, director of Winnebago Mental Health Institute, to discuss the SMART protocol. The SMART protocol decreases ED length of stay and costs by eliminating unnecessary diagnostic labs in 65% of psychiatric medical clearances.