Behavioral Health Emergency Department Delays in Maryland: Results from the Maryland Hospital Association Behavioral Health Capacity Study

The purpose of this study was to measure the number, duration, and reasons for delays in discharging behavioral health patients in emergency departments. This is a visual summary of the results.



Thomsen, Darcie


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Maryland Hospital Association

Maryland Hospital Association is the advocate for Maryland's hospitals, health systems, communities, and patients before legislative and regulatory bodies. MHA’s mission is to serve Maryland’s hospitals and health systems through collective action to shape policies, practices, financing and performance to advance health care and the health of all Marylanders.

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