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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...
Magazine: Remaking Your Emergency Department
HealthLeaders Media gathers experts at Scripps Health to map a plan for ED overhaul.
Summa Health System Plans $65 Million Emergency Services Growth
In response to both increasing market share and population in its service area, Ohio-based Summa Health System has...
Texas company giving its ERs support to run more efficiently
A Texas company aims to run emergency departments more efficiently, and is promising patients no longer than a...
Magazine: State of Emergency
The nation's emergency departments are feeling the effects of the economic downturn, but innovations in patient...
IL-based Silver Cross Hospital eyes free-standing emergency center in Homer
The village of Homer Glen in Illinois is close to having one of the state's few free-standing emergency centers, but...
Baylor Medical Center at Garland (TX) to expand emergency-care facility
Baylor Health Care System is expected to announce today a $10.5 million expansion of the emergency department at Baylor...
Two Heritage Valley Health System hospitals in Pennsylvania get grants
The two hospitals of the Pennsylvania-based Heritage Valley Health System—Heritage Valley Beaver and Heritage...
St. Louis-area ERs see traffic increase as recession hits uninsured
St. Louis-area emergency rooms already burdened by an increase in uninsured patients are now facing a recession-spurred...
Agency offers ways to divert nonemergency patients from new County-USC
For generations, Los Angeles County-USC has been seen as the hospital of last resort. But as the crowded hospital moves...

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...