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Andrew Wilper
Andrew Wilper, MD, is an internist with Cambridge Health Alliance and a fellow in internal medicine at Harvard Medical School. He received his medical degree from the University of Washington School of Medicine and completed a residency in internal medicine at Oregon Health and Science University. 



Fewer emergency rooms but more patients
COMMENTARY | February 25, 2008
In recent years several hundred emergency departments (EDs) closed around the U.S., while the total number of patient visits soared. A 2008 study showed waits to see the ED physician increased 36% between 1997 and 2004. The government's answer: cut funding for urban hospitals, where waits are longest.

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