Atlanta's Grady Hospital is working to reduce frequent ER use
Frequent misuse of emergency rooms is a common issue for public safety net hospitals, including for Atlanta’s Grady Memorial Hospital. Patients who use the ER to access medical care six or more times in six months are sometimes called "frequent fliers."
This week on the Georgia Health Report, host Lauren Baggett and Georgia Health News' Andy Miller discuss how Grady is working with frequent fliers to plug them into primary care services and reduce non-emergency use of the ER. Read more.