Temecula Valley Hospital becomes the first UHS accredited geriatric emergency department in the country
Last updated 2/12/2020 at 3:09am
TEMECULA – Temecula Valley Hospital is the first Universal Health Services hospital in the country to achieve accreditation from the American College of Emergency Physicians as a Geriatric Emergency Department.
According to the geriatric emergency department guidelines, "the purpose of the geriatric emergency department guidelines is to provide a standardized set of guidelines that can effectively improve the care of the geriatric population and which is feasible to implement in the ED. These guidelines create a template for staffing, equipment, education, policies and procedures, follow-...