Improving Emergency Department Care for Behavioral Health Clients –
Some Structural and Procedural Best Practices
A Webinar on Wednesday, October 12, 2011 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM EDT
This webinar featured:
Leslie Zun, MD Chair
- Department of Emergency Medicine Mount Sinai Hospital and Chicago Medical School
- Chair of National Update on Behavioral HealthEmergencies
- Executive Director Institute for Behavioral Healthcare Improvement
- Director of Behavioral Health Emergency Department Collaborative
The speakers discussed experiences with improving emergency care in Emergency Departments and related settings, experience with practice changes that have reduced overall time in the ED, lowered the incidence of restraint, improved opportunities for creating better community connections and methods for streamlining flow and enhanced client and staff satisfaction.
Click here for the slides from this webinar.
They also introduced the coming Seminar and National Update on Behavioral Health Emergencies in early December, where these methods and approaches will be featured in more depth. (Click here http://www.sinai.org/conference/conference.asp for information on that program,)