Emergency rooms finding creative solutions to rising patient demand

[Star Tribune, January 18, 2024] “I’m not sure the public is aware of how much strain the ERs are under,” said Kelsey Echols, MD, the emergency department medical director at United Hospital.

Jeremy Olson with the Star Tribune visited United Hospital's Emergency Department and spoke to Dr. Echols as part of a story about the overcrowding of emergency rooms in hospitals across the Twin Cities metro area. Here’s a link to the story. (The article may be subject to the publication’s paywall.)

Quick tip: when to go to the emergency room versus urgent care.

Kelsey Echols, MD

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