New Strategies to Reduce Psychiatric Patient Boarding in ERs

Originally published in PsychiatryAdvisor. By Scott Zeller, MD October 06, 2014 It's been hard to miss hearing of the nationwide scourge of psychiatric patients languishing for long hours in medical emergency departments (EDs). Known as “boarding,” it is an unfortunate situation that reportedly arises over 90% of EDs on a regular basis. Individuals [...]