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Top 20 Busiest Days in Pediatric ER

In this July 12, 2012 photo, two women wait in an exam room at Nuestra Clinica Del Valle, in San Juan, Texas. About 85 percent of those served at the clinic are uninsured. Texas already has one of the nation’s most restrictive Medicaid programs, offering coverage only to the disabled, children and parents who earn less than $2,256 a year for a family of three. Without a Medicaid expansion, the state’s working poor will continue relying on emergency rooms _ the most costly treatment option _ instead of primary care doctors. The Texas Hospital Association estimates that care for uninsured patients cost hospitals in the state $4.5 billion in 2010. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
In this July 12, 2012 photo, two women wait in an exam room at Nuestra Clinica Del Valle, in San Juan, Texas. About 85 percent of those served at the clinic are uninsured. Texas already has one of the nation’s most restrictive Medicaid programs, offering coverage only to the disabled, children and parents who earn less than $2,256 a year for a family of three. Without a Medicaid expansion, the state’s working poor will continue relying on emergency rooms _ the most costly treatment option _ instead of primary care doctors. The Texas Hospital Association estimates that care for uninsured patients cost hospitals in the state $4.5 billion in 2010. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

Monday was the busiest day since the flu pandemic of fall 2009 at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia's emergency department, and the previous two Mondays weren’t far behind. They were the only December days in five years to make the Top 20.

Pandemic dates are in italics:

Rank Date Patient  visits
1 10/26/2009 507
2 10/25/2009 420
3 10/28/2009 407
4 10/22/2009 401
5 10/21/2009 383
6 10/27/2009 382
7 10/23/2009 378

10/29/2009 378
9 12/17/2012 376
10 10/20/2009 374
11 3/9/2009 373
12 12/10/2012 370
13 11/2/2009 368
14 10/30/2009 363
15 2/7/2011 362
16 10/19/2009 359

12/3/2012 359
18 11/14/2011 356
19 2/24/2009 355
20 4/29/2009 349

2/28/2011 349

Monday was the busiest day since the flu pandemic of fall 2009 at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia's emergency department, and the previous two Mondays weren’t far behind. They were the only December days in five years to make the Top 20.

Pandemic dates are in italics:

Monday was the busiest day since the flu pandemic of fall 2009 at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia's emergency department, and the previous two Mondays weren’t far behind. They were the only December days in five years to make the Top 20.

Pandemic dates are in italics:

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