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ED Management Strategies Linked to Revenue Recovery
Limiting the length of time patients are boarded in the emergency department and occasionally postponing elective...
Speeding Patient Discharges Safely
Using a multi-disciplinary approach, Yale-New haven Hospital has adopted a number of methods to ensure greater patient...
With NYC ambulances stuck in snow, city resorted to triage
As a blizzard bore down on New York City on Sunday and Monday, 911 dispatchers fielded tens of thousands of calls...
1 in 10 EDs Boarding Psych Patients for 'One Week or More'
Patients with mental and behavioral health issues rather than physical ailments are causing bottlenecks in hospital...
Soaring ED Visits Cause Hospital Overcrowding
Nine in 10 emergency department visits were for acute conditions in 2008 and overuse is cause for concern, according...
Headed to ER? Some post waits by text, billboard
Need an X-ray or stitches? Online, via text message or flashing on a billboard, some emergency rooms are advertising...
ERs turn more violent as government help shrinks for volatile mentally ill, addicted patients
Violence against nurses and other medical professionals appears to be increasing around the country as the number of...
Medical device problems hurt 70,000+ kids annually
More than 70,000 children and teens go to the emergency room each year for injuries and complications from medical...
ACEP Critical of CDC Report on ED Use
In its continuing disagreement with the Obama Administration, the American College of Emergency Physicians yesterday...
Study: Uninsured do not go to the ER more than insured
Those with health insurance are just as likely to use the emergency room as people without insurance, according to a...
Critical Thinking in the Emergency Department:
This easy-to-read resource explains the principles behind critical thinking and how to encourage nurses to use critical...
The Hospital Executive's Guide to Emergency Department Management, 2nd Edition
In this timely new book, you will find refined tactics for dealing with increased patient flow, efficiently handling...
Transform Your ED into a Profit Center
As the major source of admissions, your ED is poised to be a serious revenue driver, or drain. Get in-the-trenches...
Violence in Healthcare: Proven Strategies to Keep Your Facility Safe
Despite Joint Commission Sentinel Event Alerts and OSHA guidance, violence in healthcare is on the rise. Your workplace...
The Healthcare Executive's Guide to Urgent Care Centers and Freestanding EDs
One in five Americans lacks adequate access to primary care physicians and even those patients with insurance and a...
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