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Hospital experts debate wisdom of using stun guns to control violent patients
Stun guns have started to show up in hospital settings, a migration that has raised some concerns. On July 8, a...
Hospital ICU deaths more likely on weekends
Patients admitted to an intensive care unit over the weekend may be more likely to die than those admitted at other...
Carolina Medical Center feels psychiatric care strain
A surge in emergency room patients needing psychiatric care has strained Carolinas Medical Center's overall ability to...
Doctors raise questions about St. Vincent's plan
New York State's decision to pick Lenox Hill Hospital to run the new urgent care center at St. Vincent's Hospital...
Texas company giving its ERs support to run more efficiently
A Texas company aims to run emergency departments more efficiently, and is promising patients no longer than a...
Five Easy Ways to Protect Staff from Violent Patients
When a professional fighter allegedly went haywire in a Nevada hospital and attacked nurses, it briefly brought some...
ER doctors condemn University of Chicago plan to divert patients
The nation’s largest group of emergency physicians have condemned University of Chicago’s plans to divert...
ED Overcrowding a Patient Safety Issue
A new study that surveys 3,562 emergency department clinicians in 65 hospitals raises concerns about the safety of...
Caught on tape: Brooklyn hospital patient left to die
Video from a surveillance camera at a Brooklyn, NY, hospital shows a woman dying on the floor of a psychiatric...
Study: Montgomery County, TX, In Dire Need Of Trauma Services
As one of the fastest growing counties in the country, Montgomery County, TX, sees nearly a thousand trauma cases...
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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