Joan Rivers’ Death Calls Attention to Emergency Procedures in Outpatient Settings
September 17, 2014 | Strategic Insights for Health System
Joan Rivers' cardiac arrest in an outpatient clinic last month has brought attention on a national scale to emergency and lifesaving protocols in ambulatory care settings. The case is currently under investigation by the New York state health department, and there have been no allegations of any wrongdoing. What led to Ms. Rivers' respiratory decline is not known.