An American Physician Partners White Paper

“The Emergency Department: Where Are All the Patients?

Emergency Department Patient Volume Trends and Potential Explanations for the Recent Decline

As a hospital or system executive, one of the key metrics you likely track is the patient volume seen in your emergency department. Like many hospitals and systems, however, you’ve likely been experiencing patient volume declines over the past several months or quarters. What is behind this trend, and what steps can you take to mitigate the impact?

Download our white paper “The Emergency Department: Where Are All the Patients?” for an in-depth analysis of potential causes behind volume declines and how to assess the impact on your hospital.