Policy Number


CBRH Emergency Department Overcapacity Response - EZ- PROCEDURE - NSHA-AD-C3-208


This procedure outlines the immediate roles and responsibilities for the Emergency Department (ED), inpatient unit, and access & flow team members during states of site overcrowding. The level of overcrowding is determined by changes in CEDOCS, bed capacity, admissions, and the number of ambulances holding in the ED, awaiting transfer of accountability for their patients, greater than 30 minutes.

Applies to EZ ONLY