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ED Management Strategies Linked to Revenue Recovery
Limiting the length of time patients are boarded in the emergency department and occasionally postponing elective...
Speeding Patient Discharges Safely
Using a multi-disciplinary approach, Yale-New haven Hospital has adopted a number of methods to ensure greater patient...
With NYC ambulances stuck in snow, city resorted to triage
As a blizzard bore down on New York City on Sunday and Monday, 911 dispatchers fielded tens of thousands of calls...
1 in 10 EDs Boarding Psych Patients for 'One Week or More'
Patients with mental and behavioral health issues rather than physical ailments are causing bottlenecks in hospital...
ACEP Critical of CDC Report on ED Use
In its continuing disagreement with the Obama Administration, the American College of Emergency Physicians yesterday...
Study: Uninsured do not go to the ER more than insured
Those with health insurance are just as likely to use the emergency room as people without insurance, according to a...
Study: Injured uninsured more likely to die in ER
Uninsured patients with traumatic injuries, such as car crashes, falls, and gunshot wounds, were almost twice as likely...
You Came to the ED for That?
Hospital emergency departments are full of patients who don’t belong there. It's not just neurotic parents...
Emergency doctors dispute McCain advisor’s take on healthcare
The American College of Emergency Physicians, an organization representing the nation’s 26,000 emergency medicine...
ERs are busy, but fewer patients are uninsured
Data shows that while the number of uninsured people nationwide rose to 15.7 percent in 2004 from 15.4 percent in 1995...
Critical Thinking in the Emergency Department:
This easy-to-read resource explains the principles behind critical thinking and how to encourage nurses to use critical...
The Hospital Executive's Guide to Emergency Department Management, 2nd Edition
In this timely new book, you will find refined tactics for dealing with increased patient flow, efficiently handling...
Transform Your ED into a Profit Center
As the major source of admissions, your ED is poised to be a serious revenue driver, or drain. Get in-the-trenches...
Violence in Healthcare: Proven Strategies to Keep Your Facility Safe
Despite Joint Commission Sentinel Event Alerts and OSHA guidance, violence in healthcare is on the rise. Your workplace...
The Healthcare Executive's Guide to Urgent Care Centers and Freestanding EDs
One in five Americans lacks adequate access to primary care physicians and even those patients with insurance and a...
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