ROI in the ED

November 2003
Health Management Technology;Nov2003, Vol. 24 Issue 11, p46
Trade Publication
Relates how installation of emergency department information system helps Rockdale Hospital in Conyers, Georgia handle population boom. Information on the EmergiSoftED system selected by Rockdale Hospital to automate its emergency department; Impact of the system; Lessons from moving into the electronic medical record environment.


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