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2013-10-29 04:20:47

WASHINGTON, Oct. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Emergency departments, which have suffered shortfalls in reimbursement for decades due to the high rate of uninsurance in the United States, may begin receiving "considerably more" reimbursement once the Affordable Care Act (also known as Obamacare) is fully implemented. A study forecasting how emergency department reimbursements could improve will be published online today in Annals of Emergency Medicine ("Anticipated Changes in...

2013-10-14 12:24:34

SEATTLE, Oct. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dedicated to reducing health care costs and improving patient care, the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) today announced a list of five tests and procedures that may not be cost effective in some situations and should prompt discussion with patients in order to both educate them and gain their agreement regarding avoidance of such tests and procedures, when appropriate. These recommendations are part of ACEP's participation in...

2013-10-14 08:25:42

SEATTLE, Oct. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New research shows that having access to data from a health information exchange (HIE) improved the quality of emergency care and saved more than $1 million in patient charges, or nearly $2,000 per patient, according to a study presented today in Seattle at the annual meeting of the American College of Emergency Physicians. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100616/DC22034LOGO-d) "Nearly 90 percent of participants [89 percent] said...

2013-10-14 04:21:36

SEATTLE, Oct. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Leading researchers in emergency medicine will present more than 400 studies during ACEP13-Scientific Assembly, the annual meeting of the American College of Emergency Physicians in Seattle, Washington. Sponsored by the American College of Emergency Physicians, the Research Forum will be held on Level 3, The Conference Center from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Monday, October 14(th) and Tuesday, October 15(th). The Conference Center is...

2013-10-13 12:20:16

SEATTLE, Oct. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) today announced that Alexander Rosenau, DO, CPE, FACEP, an emergency physician from Allentown, Pa. has assumed the presidency of the organization during its annual meeting in Seattle, Wash. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100616/DC22034LOGO-d ) Dr. Rosenau was elected to the board in 2006 and 2009. He currently serves as president-elect. "Medicine is in the midst of a...

2013-10-10 12:28:11

SEATTLE, Oct. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Opiate overdoses, doctor-shopping by patients seeking controlled substances and opiate misuse are routine enough features of emergency department patient populations that emergency physicians have developed innovative solutions to address these medical and social problems, which are detailed in studies being presented next week in Seattle at the annual meeting of the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP13-Scientific...

2013-10-10 08:29:54

HAUPPAUGE, N.Y. and BOZEMAN, Mont., Oct. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Island Medical Management and Pegasus Emergency Group have entered into an agreement to merge to form a company that will operate under the Pegasus model and brand to provide Emergency Department leadership, staffing, coding and billing services to 40 client hospitals across nine states. "Pegasus Emergency Group is dedicated to exceptional patient care and departmental execution in our ERs, and outstanding...

2013-10-08 16:24:15

WASHINGTON, Oct. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time in its history, the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) will feature a 9,000 square foot, interactive mock emergency department featuring the latest innovations in emergency care at its annual meeting, Scientific Assembly-ACEP13 in Seattle, Wash. InnovatED, an area where subject matter experts will discuss and debate ideas to improve patient care, will be open on the exhibit floor of the Washington State...

2013-09-23 23:33:27

d’Oliveira & Associates has released a new infographic on emergency room errors like failure to diagnose or providing the wrong treatment. The law firm works with medical malpractice lawyers who have experience with these cases. (PRWEB) September 23, 2013 The emergency room (ER) is a busy place but hospital staff still has a duty to meet the standard of care. This means recognizing which patients need treatment right now and which patients can wait. The failure to meet this...

2013-09-19 08:29:51

WASHINGTON, Sept. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Eight-year-old twin boys, camping in a backyard tent, received penetrating blast injuries when a bolt of lightning struck a transformer near their tent, sending them to the emergency department for treatment. The extremely rare case study was published online yesterday in Annals of Emergency Medicine ("'Thunderstruck' - Penetrating Thoracic Injury from Lightning Strike") http://tinyurl.com/o5wzsjq. (Logo:...


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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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