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Web Exclusive: ED Management Strategies Linked to Revenue Recovery
 Limiting the length of time patients are boarded in the emergency department and occasionally postponing elective...
Speeding Patient Discharges Safely
Using a multi-disciplinary approach, Yale-New haven Hospital has adopted a number of methods to ensure greater patient...
With NYC ambulances stuck in snow, city resorted to triage
As a blizzard bore down on New York City on Sunday and Monday, 911 dispatchers fielded tens of thousands of calls...
Web Exclusive: 1 in 10 EDs Boarding Psych Patients for 'One Week or More'
Patients with mental and behavioral health issues rather than physical ailments are causing bottlenecks in hospital...
Web Exclusive: Soaring ED Visits Cause Hospital Overcrowding
Nine in 10 emergency department visits were for acute conditions in 2008 and overuse is cause for concern, according...
Web Exclusive: Half of Elderly Women Unnecessarily Catheterized in ED
A report in the American Journal of Infection Control raises questions about whether elderly women are being...
Web Exclusive: CT, MRI Use in Emergency Departments Soaring
The increased use of imaging tools is associated with higher healthcare costs and more time spent in the emergency...
Web Exclusive: ACEP Calls for Halt to ED Boarding
Hospital executives must set policies that hasten the flow of admitted patients from the emergency department to...
Web Exclusive: Schneider Elected ACEP President
Sandra M. Schneider, MD, assumes a one-year term as president of the American College of Emergency Physicians this...
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...

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...