Canadians deserve the very best in emergency care . Let's work to restore their confidence in the emergency health care system.

Month: November 2016

ER Crowding and the Spin Doctors

Kelly Grant’s superb Globe and Mail article on ER crowding clearly made the connection between hospital overcrowding leading to dangerous backlogs in the ER.   When hospitals operate at a comfortable 85% bed occupancy rate, crowding doesn’t exist but is a given when occupancy rates exceed 95%.   Most city hospitals in Ontario now function at… Read More ›