Why Focus on Emergency/Acute Care

Hospital emergency units:

  • Operate 24 hours per day, 365 days per year
  • See an average of about 150 patients a day
  • Usually first point of call at the hospital for acute care
  • Busy and stressful environment for patients, professionals, and caregivers
  • Identified need for such services based on experiences of founders
  • Compliment hospital’s work with relief assistance to patients at the prescient’s of the hospital