Online Appointments for the ER: Potential Reservations?

A new trend is emerging where many hospitals allow patients with non life-threatening conditions to book ER appointments online instead of waiting at the hospital for prolonged periods. Is this safe for patients to ‘self-triage’ and could the system lead to longer waiting times for walk-ins and those without easy access to the internet who may rely more heavily on the ER for their care?

Full article: http://www.healthcarebusinesstech.com/online-appointments-er/

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