Clinical CareER Often Misses Chance to Set Overdose Survivors on 'Better Path'
Study suggests that emergency department clinicians squander an opportunity to divert opioid overdose patients toward drug and mental health therapies...
InnovationHHS Unveils Medicare 'ET3' Emergency Transport Payment Model
The model will give providers the option of treating Medicare FFS patients at the scene, or using telehealth, and to...
Clinical CareER Doc: Protect Your Staff From Workplace Violence
Physician says hospitals are too tolerant of assaultive behavior by patients and their loved ones.
Clinical CareReduce Unplanned Hospitalizations of Your Cancer Patients
For many cancer patients, the causes of unanticipated hospital stays in the first year after receiving a diagnosis are unrelated...
Clinical Care5-Step 'Huddle' Boosts Safety in Violent Patient Transfers
Mayo Clinic develops handoff tool for potentially violent patients that features exchange of behavioral information between care teams.
Clinical CareRegional Cardiac Arrest Centers Increase Odds of Survival
Sudden cardiac arrest is a leading cause of death and some hospitals are equipped to play leading role in care.
Clinical Care3 Ways to Limit ER Physician Use of Sleeping Aid Drugs
Sleep deprivation and fatigue have plagued emergency room physicians for decades but apparent widespread use of sleeping aid medications entails...
Clinical Care3 Reasons to Use Shock Index Assessment With Stroke Patients
In less than 5 minutes, the Shock Index assessment can gauge the severity of a patient's condition.
Finance3 Reasons to Care About Balance Billing Legislation
Hospitals should keep an eye on state and federal efforts to ramp up consumer protections against surprise medical bills.
Clinical Care2 Approaches to Reduce Maternal Morbidity and Mortality
Health systems can use obstetrics department collaboratives and ER interventions to save mothers' lives.
Doctor, Pharmacy Tech Among 4 Dead After Chicago Hospital Shooting
A police officer and the shooter were killed as well in an attack that sent the hospital's ER into chaos...
Clinical CareHelp Your Behavioral Health Patients After ER Discharge
Many behavioral health patients boarded in emergency departments are discharged after an inpatient bed request has been made.