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2014-01-31 23:34:50

First Choice ER opens its first facility in Northeast San Antonio. Lewisville, TX (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 First Choice Emergency Room, the leading freestanding emergency room system in the United States, opened its first facility in San Antonio, TX at 7 a.m. today. The Northeast San Antonio facility is located at 13434 Nacogdoches, San Antonio, TX 78217. “We are pleased to announce our expansion to the San Antonio market and our entire team is eager to provide the highest quality...

2014-01-30 23:30:56

FastCare, a Miami urgent care clinic, announces physical assessments for fatigue in the workplace. Miami, FL (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 Fatigue ranks as one of the top ten causes of workplace injuries. As part of their normal physical assessment process, FastCare urgent care walk in clinic, is now taking a closer look for signs of fatigue with an initial pre-employment physical and preceding a work related injury. One primary reason for accidents in the workplace is a result of sleep...

2014-01-23 12:29:33

The Proposal Comes at a Time When Mental Health Advocates Cite a Critical Shortage of Behavioral Health Beds and Services and When 40,000 Patients a Year are Being Boarded in Mass. Hospital Emergency Departments for Days and Even Weeks Waiting for Care The Closing of Taunton Will be Devastating for Patients in the Southeast Region Where ED Overcrowding is the Highest and Where Utilization of Mental Health Services is in Great Demand TAUNTON, Mass., Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --...

2014-01-21 23:03:37

FastCare announced today that sports injuries, as well as any non-life-threatening condition, can be treated quickly, professionally, and without an appointment at either of their new and improved locations in South Florida. (PRWEB) January 21, 2014 From American football to Hockey and Rugby, and even “non-contact” sports like tennis, volleyball and soccer, the risk of injury is always present, and common, regardless of the activity. FastCare, a provider of urgent care in Miami, FL,...

2014-01-17 23:20:38

BetterMed Urgent Care, formerly known as Emergency Physicians Immediate Care, proudly announces the opening of their new facility in Colonial Heights, VA for services including Urgent Care and Emergency Care. Richmond, VA (PRWEB) January 17, 2014 BetterMed Urgent Care, formerly known as Emergency Physicians Immediate Care, proudly announces the opening of their second new facility in Colonial Heights, VA to the public for their services including Urgent Care and Emergency Care. BetterMed...

2014-01-17 20:20:07

Speakers Share Lessons Learned from the Asiana Airlines Accident Response CHICAGO, Jan. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Surgeons from Bay Area hospitals that treated the victims of the July 2013 Asiana Airlines accident came together to share the successes and challenges in trauma and emergency care delivery in the days and weeks after the mass casualty response. Presenters offered new solutions to improve the quality of patient care and strengthen emergency medical response through...

United States Gets A 'D' When It Comes To Emergency Medical Care
2014-01-17 13:49:40

[ Watch the Video: Low Marks For US Emergency Healthcare ] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new report card issued by the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) gave the United States a ‘D’ when it comes to emergency medical services. Released Thursday, the report card also graded individual states on how well states support emergency care. The organization found that the emergency care environment in the US has worsened since 2009, when the ACEP...

2014-01-16 12:30:52

What are my state's grades? Find them at www.emreportcard.org WASHINGTON, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The District of Columbia led the nation with a B- in a new report card issued today by the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP), citing stellar access to emergency care and a strong commitment to disaster preparedness. Ironically, the District ranked last in the nation for having the worst medical liability environment. The nation's overall grade fell to a D+, since...

2014-01-16 12:30:25

What are my state's grades? Find them at www.emreportcard.org WASHINGTON, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania ranked sixth in the nation with a C+ in the 2014 American College of Emergency Physicians' (ACEP) state-by-state report card on America's emergency care environment ("Report Card"). The state has made significant improvements in the category of Access to Emergency Care, which contributed to the ranking, despite declines in three out of five other categories...

2014-01-16 12:30:09

What are my state's grades? Find them at www.emreportcard.org WASHINGTON, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Indiana received a near-failing D+ grade in the American College of Emergency Physicians' (ACEP) state-by-state report card on America's emergency care environment ("Report Card"). The Report Card ranked Indiana 40(th )in the nation -- unchanged since 2009 -- citing needs for state-level planning and coordination to improve disaster preparedness and the quality and patient...


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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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