Extended hours for doctors may lead to fewer child ED visits

06/23/2013 | HealthDay News

Children's visits to emergency departments were reduced by 50% if their primary care doctors had evening office hours five or more days per week, according to a study in the Journal of Pediatrics. Strategies such as 24-hour phone service, e-mail or patient portal communication, and same-day sick visits did not result in reduced ED visits, researchers said.

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