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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...
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...
Dissent halts ER plan at University of Chicago
University of Chicago President Robert Zimmer stepped into the fray over a controversial proposal to redirect patients...
Louisville, KY, looks to ease ER backlogs
Officials in Louisville, KY, are looking at a new screening system for 911 calls as a way to reduce overcrowding in...
Dallas' Parkland hospital streamlines emergency room procedures
Officials at Dallas-based Parkland Memorial Hospital have announced changes in emergency room procedures to improve...
University of Chicago emergency room to get more selective
The University of Chicago Medical Center is changing the way it admits emergency room patients as part of its effort to...
Magazine: Five-Minute Consult
Three-hospital Saint Clare's initiated the "Emergency Department 30 Minutes Door to Doctor Program" to...
St. Louis medical center eyeing new employment system for ER docs
St. Anthony’s Medical Center in St. Louis is proposing to no longer directly employ its emergency room...
Magazine: Not Just Hot Air
An inflatable, portable surge capacity unit gives two Texas hospitals extra beds in a disaster scenario.

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...