News tagged with waiting room

Headed to ER? Some post waits by text, billboard

(AP) -- Need an X-ray or stitches? Online, via text message or flashing on a billboard, some emergency rooms are advertising how long the dreaded wait for care will be, with estimates updated every few minutes.

Aug 23, 2010
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Safety net health centers struggle to meet demand

(AP) -- The health care safety net is straining. Just look at Jeffrey Taylor's parking lot. Taylor oversees a community health center for the poor in this suburb a dozen miles east of downtown Atlanta. The center, a modest ...

Mar 12, 2009
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