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Keeping people out of the emergency department -- Primary care

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Keeping people out of the emergency department -- Primary care

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ATLANTA, GA (WABE) - Half of the patients in Grady Hospital's emergency room don't have a regular doctor. When they're sick, they have nowhere to go but the E.R. Grady is trying to get more patients to visit neighborhood health centers to take care of health problems before they become emergencies. In the last segment of a 3-part series, Philip Graitcer examines how Grady's neighborhood clinics are helping to keep patients out of the emergency room...

 

Part 1: Is it meeting its mission?

Part 2: A new board, new directions

Part 3: Keeping people out of the emergency department -- Primary care

WABE, Atlanta's NPR Affiliate
Friday, January 20, 2012