Streamlining the Path to Care

Anmol Parande
Dec 12, 2019 · 5 min read
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Last week, I went to the ER for the first time. Thankfully, my injury was nothing major (just required a couple of stitches), but it exposed me to the entire pipeline of emergency care from the moment 911 is called to treatment in the hospital. Based on what I observed, there are an incredible number of inefficiencies in this system, some scarier than others. This article is meant to be a survey of these inefficiencies and a glimpse at…