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St. Joseph Mercy Saline Health Center Offers Call-Ahead ER Program

St. Joseph Mercy Saline (Mich.) Health Center has implemented a call-ahead program to reduce wait times in its emergency room, according to an AnnArbor.com report.

The health center is piloting the "Call-Ahead ER" program as part of St. Joseph Mercy Health System, which has locations in five counties in southeastern Michigan. Under the program, patients who need to go to the ER can call ahead to notify staff of their situation, according to the report.

The program is designed to reduce wait times and enable to staff to better prepare for incoming patients.

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