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Could Technology Be the Answer To The Crisis Facing Psychiatric Patients In EDs?
http://www.patientvalet.com/images/docs/Could-technology-be%20the%20answer.pdf


"AB 2743, as introduced, Eggman. Psychiatric bed registry"
http://leginfo.legislature.ca.gov/faces/billNavClient.xhtml?bill_id=201520160AB2743


"2016 WPSSTS: Pledge Announcement - Patient Valet"
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jVTWWrEJVa8&index=16&list=PL1t1eQbvK0Qfp1rd3McIKg0G4w4gP1ZHI


"Senator Sues State, Mental Health Officials Over Son's Death"
http://legacy.13newsnow.com/story/news/2016/01/05/sen-creigh-deeds-files-6m-lawsuit-over-sons-death/78310032/


"Three years after Sandy Hook, more states cut mental health funding"
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/to-your-health/wp/2015/12/08/three-years-after-sandy-hook-more-states-cut-mental-health-funding/


"It’s time to address the lack of psychiatric beds in SLO County"
http://www.sanluisobispo.com/opinion/editorials/article48198585.html


“Turning to the Web to Connect Addicts with Treatments”
https://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/regionals/south/2014/12/14/former-addict-unveils-plans-for-online-bed-finder-database-response-opioid-epidemic/4X6F55uuI7KQpQoG5sfyQM/story.html


“Psychiatric treatment in Orange County Part 3: County, hospitals wrestle over a fix for mental health care”
http://www.ocregister.com/articles/county-639949-psychiatric-patients.html


“Psychiatric treatment in Orange County Part 2:  No beds for youngest psych patients in Orange County”
http://www.ocregister.com/articles/says-639846-children-mental.html


“Psychiatric treatment in Orange County Part 1:  Psych patients pack emergency rooms”
http://www.ocregister.com/articles/psychiatric-639758-patients-emergency.html


"Hospitals in Washington state can't board psych patients in EDs, but where will they go?"
http://www.modernhealthcare.com/article/20140818/NEWS/308189940


“California’s Acute Psychiatric Bed Loss”
https://www.dir.ca.gov/dosh/doshreg/Workplace-Violence-in-Healthcare/Comments/psych_bed_data_2014.pdf


“Psychiatric Boarding in U.S. ED’s: A Multifactorial Problem that Requires Multidisciplinary Solutions.”
https://smhs.gwu.edu/urgentmatters/sites/urgentmatters/files/Psychiatric Boarding in U.S. EDs A Multifactorial Problem that Requires Multidisciplinary Solutions.pdf


“Virginia General Assembly Enacts Reform Legislation in Response to Tragedy”
http://dmhl.typepad.com/my-blog/2014/05/virginia-general-assembly-enacts-reform-legislation-in-response-to-tragedy-other-behavioral-health-legislation-1.html


“ED Docs Push for Registries of Inpatient Psych Beds”
http://www.ehospitalistnews.com/specialty-focus/psychiatry/single-article-page/ed-docs-push-for-registries-of-inpatient-psych-beds/6a853e674e0f8ad5f3da66d4a94338ba.html


“The Not so Hidden Costs of Poor Hospital Capacity Management”
http://www.mephealth.com/the-shift/the-shift/quality-efficiency-utilization/hidden-costs-poor-hospital-capacity-management/


“State of Emergency: 24 States Lack Basic Tools to Identify Open Beds for Psychiatric Patients”
http://thinkprogress.org/health/2014/02/24/3307231/computerized-database-psychiatric-beds/


“Creigh Deeds: ‘The System Failed my Son’”
http://www.cnn.com/2014/01/26/politics/creigh-deeds-attack/


“Psychiatric patients wait in ERs as inpatient beds are scaled back”
https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/psychiatric-patients-wait-in-ers-as-inpatient-beds-are-scaled-back/2013/01/22/28c61b5e-56b7-11e2-a613-ec8d394535c6_story.html


“Effects of a Dedicated Regional Psychiatric Emergency Service on Boarding of Psychiatric Patients in Area Emergency Departments”
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3935777/


“Psych Bed Registry a Casualty of Budget Cuts, other Priorities”
http://www.dailyprogress.com/news/local/psych-bed-registry-a-casualty-of-budget-cuts-other-priorities/article_bda5265c-7006-11e3-8b11-001a4bcf6878.html


"Bedding, not boarding.  Psychiatric patients boarded in hospital EDs create crisis for patient care and hospital finances"
http://www.modernhealthcare.com/article/20131116/magazine/311169992


“Pennsylvania Doctors Complain of Lack of Psychiatric Beds and Seek Solutions”
http://www.post-gazette.com/news/state/2013/11/04/Mental-caseloads-a-concern-for-M-D-s/stories/201311040118


“Hospitals Team to Find Beds for Psychiatric Patients”
http://articles.baltimoresun.com/2013-02-18/health/bs-md-psychiatric-registry-20130218_1_emergency-room-psychiatric-unit-hospitals-team


“The Impact of Psychiatric Patient Boarding in Emergency Departments”
http://www.hindawi.com/journals/emi/2012/360308/


“Impact of the Mental Healthcare Delivery System on California Emergency Departments”
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3298229/


“A Plan to Reduce Emergency Room ‘Boarding’ of Psychiatric Patients”
http://content.healthaffairs.org/content/29/9/1637.long


“The Opportunity Loss of Boarding Admitted Patients in the Emergency Department”
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1197/j.aem.2006.11.011/abstract;jsessionid=57FE89FC343F369D47B745982669EEB8.f04t01

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