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Web Exclusive: 4 Signs of Surgeons' Inattention in the OR
The more often a surgeon performs a procedure, the better the chances of a good outcome. But sometimes, repetition can...
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...
Probe of County-USC emergency room launched
Los Angeles County health officials launched an investigation into allegations that the emergency room at County-USC...
Death in Philadelphia ER spurs a plea for system reform
After a man who died while waiting to see a doctor in a Philadelphia emergency room, Puerto Rican civil rights...
San Jose, CA, hospital scare linked to sewer gas
The emergency room of Santa Clara County, CA’s busiest hospital was closed for more than four hours Feb. 12...
More delays for women in emergency care
A new study has found surprising evidence of delays in getting women with heart trouble to the hospital.
Texas hospitals using a new strategy to ease crowded ERs
In Houston, the ER overcrowding problem has been the subject of several studies calling for revisions to the emergency...
U.S. emergency rooms find ways to fix what ails them
Hospital emergency rooms are facing their own epidemic: Long waits. Patients spending hours or days on beds in ER...
Doctors call emergency care 'national disgrace'
The nation’s emergency care system is "a ticking time bomb," with demand far outstripping the capacity...
Uninsured put a strain on hospitals
As increasing numbers of the unemployed and uninsured turn to the nation’s emergency rooms as a medical last...

Book: 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...
Book: 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...
Webcast: 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...
Webcast: 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...
Book: 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...