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PSNet: Patient Safety Network
Newspaper/Magazine Article

A 25-year-old teacher died after waiting hours at the ER. She's not the only one who saw delays.

Linnane R, Diedrich J. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. February 25, 2020.

Delays in emergency room (ER) triage and assessment contribute to wide range of failures that degrade patient safety. This news story highlights the findings of a government report highlighting overcrowding and production pressures as factors resulting in the death of a patient waiting for care who initially presented at the ER with symptoms of heart attack.