StrategyAir Ambulances Woo Rural Consumers With Memberships That May Leave Them Hanging
State insurance leaders, politicians and others have raised alarms about the slickly marketed membership campaigns.
Clinical CareMany Hospital ERs Lagging in 'Pediatric Readiness'
Research shows higher mortality for children brought to ERs that can't provide pediatric services.
StrategyNorthwell CEO Urging Healthcare Providers to Mobilize for Gun Control
The prominent executive is pushing beyond a letter he released last week and is now seeking to rally his peers...
Clinical CareER Redo: As Rural Hospital Closes, Emergency Care Is On The Blink With Fate Uncertain
The loss of the longtime hospital in Fort Scott, Kan., forces trauma patients to deal with changing services and expectations.
Clinical CareMobile Stroke Units Quicken Surgical Treatment by 10 Minutes
Every second counts for patient outcomes when a stroke blocks blood flow to areas of the brain.
Clinical CareTarget and Manage Frequent Geriatric Utilizers of Your Emergency Room
More emergency departments are helping to manage the care of medically complex older adults.
Clinical Care7-Part EMS Screening Tool Boosts Early Sepsis Treatment
Conducting a sepsis screening during emergency medical service transport to an emergency department reduces time to treatment.
NursingTop Rapid Response Teams for Resuscitation Have Greater Autonomy
The best resuscitation care was associated with rapid-response teams that had dedicated staff without competing responsibilities and that could be...
Clinical CareGain Insights About Your Patients' Preferences for Care Settings
In a recent survey, out-of-pockets costs and wait times had a limited impact on patient choice of care settings.
StrategyHigh CEO Turnover Cited in Hospital's Temporary ER Closure
An HHS OIG review listed frequent leadership changes and poor transition planning among the major causes of the Indian Health...
Clinical Care'Big Three' Diagnostic Errors Account for Nearly 75% of All Serious Harm
One-third of malpractice cases for death or permanent disability began with an errant or delayed diagnosis, making it the biggest...
Clinical CareCancer Urgent Care Clinics Slow Growth of ER Utilization
A cancer urgent care clinic in Texas reduced growth of emergency department utilization by more than half.