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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...
Florida ponders tort changes that include giving ER doctors malpractice protection
State Sen. John Thrasher, the Florida Republican Party chairman, is pushing legislation to make all emergency room...
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...