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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...
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...
Los Angeles County-USC emergency room 'dangerously overcrowded' in May
The emergency room at Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center was "dangerously overcrowded" for more than 10...
Atlanta-based Grady EMS sending less-urgent cases to clinics
Changes at Atlanta's 911 ambulance service mean paramedics may now send callers with less-urgent ailments to...
Probe of County-USC emergency room launched
Los Angeles County health officials launched an investigation into allegations that the emergency room at County-USC...
Regulators: Dallas-based Parkland hospital broke ER care law
Federal regulators have determined that Dallas-based Parkland Memorial Hospital violated the nation's...
Project to get transplant organs from ER patients raises ethics questions
Using a $321,000 grant from the Department of Health and Human Services, the emergency departments at the University of...
Web Exclusive: Hospital Leaders Give Strategies to Remove ED Bottlenecks
Creative thinkers in emergency medicine described ideas to improve ED quality during the first HealthLeaders Media...
Magazine: Leadership: First, Get an Expert to Start ED Overhaul
A California hospital started with a Six Sigma expert, who then learned about healthcare and, with fresh eyes, turned...
Massachusetts ER policy passes checkup
A new Massachusetts policy requiring crowded hospital emergency rooms to accept all patients delivered by ambulance has...

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...