Delivery of High Quality Emergency Care

Over the last several years, ECCC has been involved in increasing the delivery of high quality emergency care and it remains engaged in a number of initiatives focused on better understanding ways to measure the quality of emergency care systems.



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Identifying Measure Concepts for Emergency Department Transitions of Care Exit Icon​​
The National Quality Forum is embarking on a new project to conduct a multi-stakeholder review of existing and potential emergency department transitions of care quality metrics and a framework to explore potential for quality improvement. Learn More >>​ Exit Icon


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Regionalized Emergency Medical Care Services (REMCS)
Regionalized Emergency Medical Care Services: Phase 1 Exit ECCC site aims to provide stakeholders with guidance on evaluating regionalized emergency care systems; provides guidance on identifying current measurement processes within regionalized emergency care systems; and identifies gaps where performance measures are needed for future expansion of measurement. Learn More >> Exit Icon


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REMCS: Emergency Department Crowding and Boarding, Healthcare System Preparedness and Surge Capacity Exit Icon
This document focuses on crowding and boarding in emergency departments (ED) and discusses measurement issues as they relate to emergency preparedness and response. It also provides guidance related to the development of performance measures related to these topics. Learn More >> Exit Icon

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