Andrew Wilper email@example.com
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.