November 17, 2023

Why So Many Emergency Rooms Are Failing Kids in America

by The Journal

A Wall Street Journal investigation found that only 14% of emergency departments nationwide have been certified to treat kids. WSJ’s Melanie Evans explains why this is a problem across the country, and one family recounts their son’s experience in an ER.

Further Reading:

-Find Hospitals Deemed Ready to Treat Children in Your Area 

-Children Are Dying in Ill-Prepared Emergency Rooms Across America 

-Emergency Rooms Are Failing Kids. This Hospital Stepped Up. 

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