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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...
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...
911 program could ease emergency room problems
Hoping to ease crowded emergency rooms and trim ambulance runs, Louisville Metro Emergency Medical Services has...
Keeping routine medical care out of hospital emergency rooms
When healthcare reform legislation was passed, many assumed that it would relieve some of the pressure on hospital...
ER visits, costs in Massachusetts climb
More people are seeking care in Massachusetts hospital emergency rooms, and the cost of caring for ER patients has...
Nine patients account for nearly 2,700 Texas ER visits
Nine people accounted for nearly 2,700 of the emergency room visits in Central Texas during the past six years at a...
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...
Two More Wrong Way Turns
We know two of the main factors driving up healthcare costs, but knowing what the problem is and solving it are two...
Study set on Maine’s emergency room use
A state task force is examining why the use of hospital emergency rooms in Maine is significantly higher than the...
Repeat super users are swamping New Jersey ERs
"Super user" is a new name coined to describe people who turn to the ER with astonishing frequency and at an...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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