Emergency Care

The Mission statement of Emergency care is: "The Emergency Department delivers excellent acute patient care which is fast, safe and friendly" Research topics include therefore; Quality of triage and the chain of acute care delivery Pain management Implementation of action research methods in health care Response time, length of stay, efficiency (ratio of value added time to length of stay), variabilty and patient satisfaction Pathways for urgent care delivery Goals 2011-2013 Implemented advanced triage and a combined expert system Painfree emergency department Continuous quality improvement by action research.