The outside of Palomar Medical Center Escondido’s emergency room. Palomar Health’s hip-fracture pathway is among the senior-centric services in San Diego. Photo courtesy of Palomar Health.

The outside of Palomar Medical Center Escondido’s emergency room. Palomar Health’s hip-fracture pathway is among the senior-centric services in San Diego. Photo courtesy of Palomar Health.

— Amid an aging population, San Diego hospitals have developed senior-focused emergency department services to improve care, with an eye toward their bottom lines...