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2014-06-10 23:17:11

Michael Chiang, MD to Lead First Choice Emergency Room’s 35th Facility Lewisville, TX (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 First Choice Emergency Room, the largest network of independent freestanding emergency rooms in the United States, named Michael Chiang, MD as the Medical Director of its new Frisco facility. “I am pleased to announce Dr. Chiang will be leading our new Frisco facility,” said Dr. James M. Muzzarelli, Executive Medical Director of First Choice Emergency Room. Dr. Chiang...

2014-06-04 12:29:27

WASHINGTON, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As more Americans venture outdoors this summer to do yard work, the nation's emergency physicians urge caution and common sense when using lawnmowers or other powerful lawn tools. "Unfortunately, we see often see serious injuries to hands, fingers, legs and feet this time of year," said Dr. Alex Rosenau, president of the American College of Emergency Physicians. "The most aggravating thing is that many, if not most of these injuries, are...

2014-05-21 00:20:49

Nearly 9 in 10 ER Docs Report Psych Patients Being Held in Their ERs WASHINGTON, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nearly half of emergency physicians responding to a poll are already seeing a rise in emergency visits since January 1 when expanded coverage under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) began to take effect. In an online poll conducted by the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP), 86 percent expect emergency visits to increase over the next three years. More than...

2014-05-09 12:26:23

WASHINGTON, May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) celebrates four decades of Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Week starting May 18(th) with events in communities across the nation, as well as several national events organized around the theme "EMS: Dedicated. For Life." Thirty years of EMS for Children will be celebrated on Emergency Medical Services for Children Day, May 21(st), focusing on EMS training, awareness and special...

2014-05-05 23:11:44

Medical Scribe Systems (MSS) demonstrated the value of real-time data capture provided by scribes at the Washington ACEP annual meeting. Physicians find having a scribe program provided by MSS improves their productivity and interaction with patients. El Segundo, CA (PRWEB) May 05, 2014 Physicians who attended the Northwest Emergency Medicine Assembly in Seattle last week discovered a simple solution for one of the most complex healthcare challenges today: Transitioning to the electronic...

2014-04-24 16:28:57

WASHINGTON, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 237,000 Americans are sexually assaulted each year. That is one every two minutes. Emergency physicians are often the first people to see a sexual assault survivor in the minutes and hours following an attack. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100616/DC22034LOGO-d "In many cases, we are not only responsible for treating the patient for injuries," said Dr. Alex Rosenau, president of the American College of Emergency...

2014-04-10 23:27:57

Hitchcock will provide valuable insight to EDPMA as a practicing physician and CMIO. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 T-System Inc. today announced that CMIO Robert Hitchcock, M.D., FACEP, was re-elected to the Emergency Department Practice Management Association (EDPMA) board of directors for the 2014-2015 term. With over 20 years of experience in healthcare and more than three years on the EDPMA board, Hitchcock will bring his expertise on regulatory issues, healthcare IT and...

2014-04-03 08:27:14

ARDMORE, Pa., April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Dec 11, 2013 the Association for Comprehensive Energy Psychology (ACEP) sponsored a change.org petition that has been signed by over 8,100 people. The petition charges that Wikipedia's information about holistic approaches to healing such as Emotional Freedom Techniques is biased, misleading, out-of-date or wrong, preventing the public from getting accurate information. Furthermore, ACEP believes the editors responsible for these...

2014-03-27 12:29:42

WASHINGTON, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Factors other than receipt of painkillers - including opiates - in the emergency department appear to be more important to patient satisfaction, as reflected in an analysis of Press Ganey® patient surveys to be published online today in Annals of Emergency Medicine ("Lack of Association between Press Ganey® Emergency Department Patient Satisfaction Scores and Emergency Department Administration of Analgesic Medications"). "The...

2014-03-20 12:32:36

WASHINGTON, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The implementation of health care reform in Massachusetts - principally the expansion of health insurance coverage to nearly everyone in the state - was associated with a small but consistent increase in emergency department use, according to the findings of a study to be published online today in Annals of Emergency Medicine ("Increased Use of the Emergency Department After Health Care Reform in Massachusetts")....


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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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