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  1. Joy, Theresa BSN, RN
  2. Blue, Leeann MSN, RN
  3. Fecher, Alison MD
  4. Gomez, Gerardo MD
  5. Simons, Clark MD
  6. Kemp, Heather MBA


Hospital diversion is a critical issue for hospitals that affects safety and overall patient care. At Wishard Hospital, a public hospital with a level 1 trauma center, we critically reviewed our diversion policies and implemented a series of changes. This hospital-wide process significantly decreased our diversion rates, thereby providing consistent and safe care to our community.