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  • adjective Not emergent.

Etymologies

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non- +‎ emergent

Examples

  • "There's a lot of nonurgent, nonemergent use of ERs because, let's face it, we're pretty quick, open 24/7, board-certified in emergency medicine and because of federal law, we have to see everybody who shows up," he says.

    Easing ER Wait Times

  • In Milwaukee County, Wis., 48% of the 363,377 emergency-department visits last year were nonemergent, according to Paul Coogan, emergency-department medical director at Aurora Sinai Medical Center in Milwaukee.

    Easing ER Wait Times

  • If a patient is found to have a nonemergent issue, he is educated about the appropriate use of the emergency room to reduce unnecessary future visits and then is sent to a scheduler to make a follow-up appointment with a primary-care provider.

    Easing ER Wait Times

  • They flood emergency departments with nonemergent illnesses or injuries because they get kick backs from the standard fees for admission.

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • When I had to work the ED I used to dread "Zone 3" -- the nonemergent hallway.

    You ED folks have my admiration -- and my deepest sympathies.

  • Many studies have found the cost of treating of nonemergent conditions in the emergency department is significantly higher than in other settings, which can increase patients 'out-of-pocket costs and add avoidable spending to the nation's health care bill.

    PhysOrg.com - latest science and technology news stories

  • For them, Dr. Christopher Colwell, associate director of the emergency department and rapid-improvement team member, proposed creating a third path, a sort of nonemergent emergency track.

    Denver Post: News: Breaking: Local

  • "MedWELL is designed to provide an alternative for care when nonemergent situations arise and the primary care physician is unavailable."

    The Altoona Mirror

  • That is one of the reasons why we opened the Beckley Road Urgent Care in December 2007 - to meet those nonemergent needs.

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  • That is one of the reasons why we opened the Beckley Road Urgent Care in December 2007 - to meet those nonemergent needs.

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