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Open Peer Review Reports for: New Zealand’s emergency department target – did it reduce ED length of stay, and if so, how and when?

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Original Submission
12 Apr 2017 Submitted Original manuscript
3 Aug 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Maryann Street
14 Aug 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Hannah Wong
7 Sep 2017 Author responded Author comments - Tim Tenbensel
Resubmission - Version 2
7 Sep 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 2
13 Sep 2017 Editorially accepted
26 Sep 2017 Article published 10.1186/s12913-017-2617-1

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