Emergency care report card bleak for Florida
Palm Beach Post/South Florida Sun-Sentinel, December 10, 2008
Florida ranks dead last in a national report card rating access to emergency care, according to a study released by the American College of Emergency Physicians. Access to emergency care was one of five criteria the national physicians group used to evaluate emergency care. Other measures were quality and patient safety, medical liability environment, public health and injury prevention, and disaster preparedness.