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Why Rural EDs Are Struggling to Survive
A statistical brief from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality shines a light on just how wide the gap is...
NJ hospital unit brings care to scenes of crisis
When crisis — big or small — strikes in Passaic County, there's a special medical unit ready for action...
ED Management Strategies Linked to Revenue Recovery
Limiting the length of time patients are boarded in the emergency department and occasionally postponing elective...
Adverse Drug Events Raise ED Costs, Hospitalizations
Emergency department patients with adverse drug events have a 50% greater risk of spending additional days in the...
Doctor killed by neck massager
Her neck aching after a night of wrapping gifts on Christmas Eve, Michelle Ferrari-Gegerson, MD, used an electronic...
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...
To Err is Human, to Get it Right Takes a Village
In the OR it's not the superstar surgeon working as a solo act who has the best outcomes; it's the surgeon who has...
Rural Trauma Care Can, Should Be Better
Better triaging of rural trauma patients to better-equipped trauma centers may ultimately save more lives. In fact...
Emergency Department Case Management
Implement, maintain, or evolve your ED case management program with this new and comprehensive guide.
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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