ED Innovation Team (EDIT)

ED Innovation Team

The ED Innovation Team is a collaborative focused on reducing inappropriate ED usage. This team is represented by a broad provider community including:

  • Ed Providers
  • Primary care physicians
  • MEDIC
  • Mobile Crisis
  • County Provided Services
  • CMC Psychiatry
  • CHS ED leadership
  • Behavioral health providers (86% of our high ED utilizers have an identified BH care component)
  • Novant ED leadership
  • CCPGM Staff
  • Pharmacists

ED Innovation Team On-Going Planning and Work

The ED Innovation Team (EDIT) is a community-based collaborative focused on ensuring appropriate ED usage and access to care. This team is represented by a broad provider community including physicians, behavioral health and substance use specialists, Novant Health and Carolinas HealthCare System emergency department care managers, law enforcement, CCPGM staff and other partners, such as health departments, housing and the justice system.

  • Customized Care Plans created with patients, families, ED providers, PCPs and specialists target the needs of each patient to reduce inappropriate ED usage and ensure continuity of care.
  • CCNC’s Provider Portal enables real-time tracking (24-48 hours) of ED visits across systems.

  • Novant Health, Carolinas HealthCare System and CCPGM care managers work closely to ensure linkage to resources.