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2014-09-17 23:16:00

Daniel S. Lann, MD, FACEP to Lead New Facility Lewisville, TX (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 First Choice Emergency Room, the largest network of independent freestanding emergency rooms in the United States, named Daniel S. Lann, MD, FACEP as the Medical Director of its new Thornton-136th facility. “We are pleased to announce Dr. Lann as the facility medical director of our new Thornton facility,” said Dr. James M. Muzzarelli, Executive Medical Director of First Choice Emergency Room....

2014-09-09 23:13:15

Elliott Cohen, MD, FACEP to Lead New Facility Lewisville, TX (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 First Choice Emergency Room, the largest network of independent freestanding emergency rooms in the United States, named Elliott Cohen, MD, FACEP as the Medical Director of its new North Richland Hills facility. “We are pleased to announce Dr. Cohen will be the facility medical director of our new North Richland Hills facility,” said Dr. James M. Muzzarelli, Executive Medical Director of First...

2014-09-02 23:10:02

Pioneers in Scribe Technology Strengthen Ties with ACEP Bloomington, MN (PRWEB) September 02, 2014 Elite Medical Scribes, LLC., one of the nation’s leading vendors of medical scribe services, announced that they have been exclusively selected, for the second consecutive year, to participate in innovatED. innovatED is an interactive, educational space at the ACEP Scientific Assembly, designed to provide more relevant, contextual and participatory content around the latest innovations in...

2014-09-02 12:26:50

WASHINGTON, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Patients who return to the emergency department within a few days of discharge do so principally because they are anxious about their symptoms and have lost trust in other parts of the health care system, according to the results of a study published online today in Annals of Emergency Medicine ("Return Visits to the Emergency Department: The Patient Perspective") http://www.annemergmed.com/article/S0196-0644(14)00622-2/fulltext....

2014-08-18 12:25:11

WASHINGTON, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Emergency physicians should expect "an upswing in what on the surface appear to be heroin overdoses," but are actually overdoses tied to acetyl fentanyl, an opiate that is mixed into street drugs marketed as heroin. The looming threat of another unregulated quasi-legal drug is detailed today online in Annals of Emergency Medicine ("The Potential Threat of Acetyl Fentanyl: Legal Issues, Contaminated Heroin, and Acetyl Fentanyl...

2014-08-15 16:24:10

WASHINGTON, Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a potentially precedent-setting ruling, the Washington State Supreme Court determined last week that psychiatric boarding -- the process by which patients are admitted to a hospital, but remain in the emergency department for hours, even days, until psychiatric beds become available -- is unconstitutional and violates the state's Involuntary Treatment Act. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100616/DC22034LOGO-d Responding to this...

2014-08-13 23:00:21

a2z, Inc is proud to announce the American College of Emergency Physicians presents the ChirpE eBooth Promotion Widget to exhibitors for an opportunity to increase their engagement with attendees at the ACEP14 Scientific Assembly – the largest, most prestigious show in emergency medicine. Columbia, MD (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 a2z, Inc, the Maryland-based event management software company, is proud to announce the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) presents the ChirpE eBooth...

2014-08-13 04:21:49

WASHINGTON, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than half of older adults who visit emergency departments are either malnourished or at risk for malnutrition, but not because of lack of access to health care, critical illness or dementia. Despite clear signs of malnutrition or risk of malnutrition, more than three-quarters had never previously been diagnosed with malnutrition, according to the results of a study to be published online today in Annals of Emergency Medicine...

2014-08-11 12:27:07

WASHINGTON, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new report from the Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission (MACPAC) finds that Medicaid enrollees visit the emergency department appropriately like most patients, but they have generally more complex health needs and less access to primary care than their privately insured counterparts (http://2c4xez132caw2w3cpr1il98fssf.wpengine.netdna-cdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/MACFacts-EDuse_2014-07.pdf). The following is a...

2014-08-04 16:26:49

WASHINGTON, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Patients who were admitted to hospitals in the vicinity of a hospital that had closed its emergency department had 5 percent greater odds of inpatient mortality than patients admitted to unaffected hospitals. The risk of death was more pronounced for non-elderly patients and patients with time-sensitive conditions such as acute myocardial infarction (AMI or heart attack), stroke and sepsis. The results of the California study are...


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Annals of Emergency Medicine
2012-05-04 11:29:56

The Annals of Emergency Medicine is the official journal of the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP). It is a peer-reviewed medical journal founded in 1968 and published by Elsevier on behalf of the ACEP. The journal publishes original research, clinical reports, opinion, and educational information related to the practice, teaching, and research of emergency medicine. In addition to general emergency medicine topics, Annals of Emergency Medicine regularly publishes articles on...

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