Clinical CareAlarm Raised Over Patient Boarding in Emergency Departments
The group representing emergency physicians and other healthcare organizations say emergency department boarding has reached "a breaking point."
NursingMass General Brigham Issues Patient Code of Conduct
Violators could get booted from the prestigious Boston hospital.
Clinical CareResearchers: Improve End-of-Life Care in Emergency Departments
In a new study, deaths in U.S. emergency departments were estimated to account for 11.3% of total deaths from 2010...
Revenue CycleAfter emergency medicine, PCPs and surgeons take over ER
Thanks to popular media, the public may think that physicians and nurses who specialize in emergency medicine are the only...
TechnologyStudy Finds Telehealth May Not Be Best for ED Follow-Up Care
According to researchers at UCLA, patients using telehealth for follow-up care after ED discharge were more likely to return to...
StrategyTampa General CEO: Make Emergency Preparedness Part of Your Routine Operations
John Couris shares lessons learned from Hurricane Ian, which made landfall in Florida at the end of September.
StrategyHurricane Ian Provides Acid Test for NCH Healthcare Emergency Plan
Paul C. Hiltz, president and CEO of Naples-based NCH discusses the health system's response to the cataclysm.
Clinical CareResearcher: 'The Levees Have Broken' at Emergency Departments
New studies show increased boarding of patients in emergency departments and more patients leaving emergency rooms without being seen.
Clinical CareTeleEmergency Service at Dartmouth Health Expands
The health system recently added its 12th participating hospital to the TeleEmergency service and plans to add another hospital soon.
NursingCall 911! Emergency Department Doctors, Nurses Need Help Now Against Violence
Violence in the emergency department not only poses a threat to employees, but it harms patient care, doctors say.
Revenue CycleNo Surprises Act Could Lead to Uptick in Emergency Department Visits
Research shows patients are more willing to utilize emergency services when unexpected bills are not a concern.
StrategyCrozer Health 'Transformation' Will Close 2 Acute-Care Hospitals
The soon-to-be shuttered hospitals in southeastern Pennsylvania, owned by Prospect Medical Holdings, Inc., will reopen as outpatient and behavioral health...