Clinical CareIn Appalachia and the Mississippi Delta, Millions Face Long Drives to Stroke Care
Across Appalachia and the Mississippi Delta, more than 80% of counties have stroke death rates above the national average.
NursingHospital Crisis Response Requires Critical Care Readiness
Staffing, space, and supplies should be considered to integrate critical care-specific needs into disaster response planning, article says.
Strategy'Red Flag' Gun Laws Get Another Look After Indiana, Colorado Shootings
Colorado is among the most recent of 19 states to have enacted red flag laws. Connecticut was first, in 1999.
Covid-19Listen: A Rookie Doctor Starts Her Career, Forged by the Pandemic
Because of COVID precautions, many of the socializing and orientation traditions for new doctors were set aside.
StrategyAfter a Deadly Year on the Roads, States Push for Safety Over Speed
States are grappling with how to reduce traffic deaths, a problem that has worsened over the past 10 years but...
Clinical CarePandemic Highlights Need for Urgent Care Clinics for Women
For years, many women with common but urgent conditions like painful urinary tract infections or excessive bleeding in the aftermath...
Clinical CareAnalysis: I Was a Teenage Rifle Owner, Then an ER Doctor. Assault Weapons Shouldn't Count as 'Guns.'
When I entered high school in the 1970s, I joined the riflery team and often slung my cased gun over...
StrategyDocs Back Biden's 'Ghost Guns,' 'Red Flag' Initiatives
AMA president applauds the initiatives announced this week but calls them 'just a first step.'
Covid-19The Broken Front Line
As the winter's surge of coronavirus cases overwhelmed Los Angeles hospitals, EMTs like Michael Diaz were forced to take previously...
StrategyThe Emergency 911 System Where Callers Still Don't Always Get Proper CPR Instructions
It's taken two years and $1.2 million to get Rhode Island's 911 system ready to provide CPR and other medical...
FinancePhysicians Collected More for Likely Surprise Bills Compared to Other Cases
The study found that more than $64 million of additional out-of-pocket payments are made each year to physicians providing emergency...
TechnologyTech Helps Reach High Utilizers to Lower ER Costs
Alaska's Mat-Su Health Foundation project provides a model that its proponents say can be replicated anywhere.