As pediatric emergency departments continue to see increases in overall
volume more attention is being paid to the timely care of non-urgent patients.
Often times, it is these patients who have the longest wait time as their
complaints are the least urgent. In response, there has been a dramatic
increase in the number of free standing pediatric urgent care centers.
We are trying to determine how pediatric emergency departments provide care
to non-urgent patients as well as how care is provided in free standing urgent
We have created a quick survey to answer some of these questions.
The survey is intended for anyone who works in an emergency department or
a free standing urgent care center.
We would greatly appreciate if you would click on the link below to answer our
If you work in an emergency department
If you work in a free standing urgent care center
Toni Hogencamp, MD
Director, Urgent Care Program
Division of Emergency Medicine
Children's Hospital Boston
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