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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...
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...
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...
ERs turn more violent as government help shrinks for volatile mentally ill, addicted patients
Violence against nurses and other medical professionals appears to be increasing around the country as the number of...
Last episode at St. Vincent's Hospital Manhattan's ER unclear
The handful of doctors, nurses, and physician assistants on the overnight shift at St. Vincent's Hospital Manhattan...
Lab Tech Shortage Causes ED Bottlenecks
It's the fear of any hospital administrator. The emergency room is backed up again because blood tests aren't being run...
Flu cases hit Kansas City-area hospitals hard
This flu season has been creating a tough time for Kansas City-area hospitals and the patients they treat. Emergency...
Missouri health center planning to outsource ER physician staff
St. Mary’s Health Center in Richmond Heights, MO, has approached its ER physicians with a plan to no longer...
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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