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NJ hospital unit brings care to scenes of crisis
When crisis — big or small — strikes in Passaic County, there's a special medical unit ready for action...
Snow-blower hand injuries help keep NJ emergency rooms busy
A dozen North Jersey residents were treated for hand injuries Monday — one serious enough to require surgery...
5 Physicians with Stories to Tell
Some of the most memorable healthcare leaders we've interviewed and written about at HealthLeaders this year are not...
Headed to ER? Some post waits by text, billboard
Need an X-ray or stitches? Online, via text message or flashing on a billboard, some emergency rooms are advertising...
ERs turn more violent as government help shrinks for volatile mentally ill, addicted patients
Violence against nurses and other medical professionals appears to be increasing around the country as the number of...
Web Exclusive: ED Visits Up 23% in 10 Years
There were nearly 117 million patient visits to the nation's emergency departments in 2007, a 23% increase over a...
Medical device problems hurt 70,000+ kids annually
More than 70,000 children and teens go to the emergency room each year for injuries and complications from medical...
Web Exclusive: Nearly Half of Primary Care Docs Get No Additional Compensation for On-call
Nearly half—44%—of primary care physicians received no additional compensation for on-call coverage...
Web Exclusive: Rethinking ED Call: How to balance physician, hospital and community needs
So many forces, including the pressures around ED call, are pulling medical communities apart. A thoughtful and...
Cardiology practice affiliates with Nashville's Saint Thomas
Mid-South Cardiology, a Lebanon-based practice of two cardiologists, is now part of Saint Thomas Heart in the latest...

Book: Emergency Department On-Call Strategies
Emergency Department On Call Strategies: Solutions for Physician-Hospital Alignment, Second Edition, is a fully updated...
Continuing Education: Mastering Medical Leadership: Boca Raton, FL
Through case-based learning and skill building, med staff leaders work with faculty and peers on real-world solutions.
Continuing Education: Mastering Medical Leadership: New York City, NY
This advanced program will teach physicians how to apply the knowledge and skills learned in previous leadership...