ERTexting: Minimizing Emergency Room Wait Times

ERTexting: Minimizing Emergency Room Wait Times

A new mobile service seeks to streamline the legendary delays in emergency rooms by directing traffic to hospitals that are less crowded.

Claudia Cukrov
  • 22 june 2011

A new texting service seeks to deliver medical assistance to emergency victims faster by listing expected wait times in local hospitals.  Those requiring emergency assistance simply text their Zip-code to 4ER411 to access location and service-time information for the urgent care facilities of hospitals nearby.

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