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2014-01-16 12:29:43

What are my state's grades? Find them at www.emreportcard.org WASHINGTON, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Georgia received a near-failing grade of D+ and ranked in the bottom half of the nation at 29(th) in the 2014 American College of Emergency Physicians' (ACEP) state-by-state report card on America's emergency care environment ("Report Card"). The state received failing or near-failing grades in three out of five categories. (Logo:...

2014-01-16 12:29:34

WASHINGTON, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Emergency physicians today sounded a warning that the continuing failure of state and national policies is endangering emergency patients, citing as proof a worse grade of D+ in the latest edition of a state-by-state report card on support for emergency care (Report Card). The Report Card forecasts an expanding role for emergency departments under Obamacare and describes the harmful effects of the competing pressures of shrinking resources...

2014-01-16 12:27:31

What are my state's grades? Find them at www.emreportcard.org WASHINGTON, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Missouri received flunking grades in the categories of Medical Liability Environment and Public Health and Injury Prevention in the latest state-by-state report card on America's emergency care environment ("Report Card"), issued today by the American College Emergency Physicians (ACEP). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100616/DC22034LOGO-d) Missouri received a C-...

2014-01-16 08:27:33

According to TAPA, Metroplex Physicians and Hospitals Hail Benefits of Scribe Program AUSTIN, Texas, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hospitals everywhere are seeing an ever-increasing number of patients come through their emergency rooms. In spite of increased pressure, some facilities in Dallas/Fort Worth have been able to decrease wait times and increase patient satisfaction, thanks to a program that uses medical scribes to complete all documentation for the physician....

2014-01-15 23:28:35

Celebrates 13th Facility in Dallas-Fort Worth Located at Frankford and the Tollway Lewisville, TX (PRWEB) January 15, 2014 First Choice Emergency Room opened its North Dallas Tollway facility at 7am today. The facility is First Choice Emergency Room’s 28th facility overall and 13th in Dallas-Fort Worth. The new North Dallas Tollway facility is located at 4535 Frankford Road, Dallas, TX 75287 and is open 24-7. “We have an amazing clinical team and a fantastic facility,” said Dr....

2014-01-08 23:24:33

Leigh Galatzan, MD to Lead Facility at New Facility at Frankford and the Tollway Lewisville, TX (PRWEB) January 08, 2014 First Choice Emergency Room, the leading freestanding emergency room system in the United States, announced Leigh Galatzan, MD as the medical director of its new North Dallas Tollway facility. After graduating from medical school, Dr. Galatzan trained in general surgery and family practice. He is board-certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine and has...

2014-01-08 08:27:21

Improving Patient Flow Critical to Meeting Increased Demand for Emergency Department Care Anticipated Under Affordable Care Act PITTSBURGH, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Joint Commission will present a webinar Friday, January 10 at 11 a.m. (ET), on new hospital patient flow standards which require addressing emergency department throughput problems from an enterprise-wide perspective. Standard LD.04.03.11, "Patient Flow through the Emergency Department (ED)," directs hospital...

2014-01-07 23:28:07

FastCare, a South Florida urgent care provider, announced today that they now provide official physical assessments for jobs, sports, and pre-lab tests/EKG exams. Miami, FL (PRWEB) January 07, 2014 Expensive and lengthy - these two words tend to be associated with American medical care. Yet a new trend in clinics appeared in the 1970s that exploded in popularity, and offered a faster, less expensive way to receive care for general, non-life-threatening medical needs. That “trend” has...

2014-01-07 23:26:57

Mostaque Chowdhury, MD Welcomed to His New Role Lewisville, TX (PRWEB) January 07, 2014 First Choice Emergency Room, the leading freestanding emergency room system in the United States, announced Mostaque Chowdhury, MD as the medical director of its new Lewisville, Texas facility. After completing medical school in Bangladesh, Dr. Chowdhury completed his residency at Texas Tech University in Odessa, Texas where he was selected to be Chief Resident. He is board-certified and has...

2014-01-04 23:24:19

FastCare, a Miami Urgent Care Walk-in Clinic, announces preoperative examinations to better prepare patients for upcoming surgeries. (PRWEB) January 03, 2014 FastCare, a Miami Beach Urgent Care center, is now offering preoperative physicals for patients with upcoming surgeries. The purpose of a preoperative assessment is to determine if a surgical procedure poses any threats to a patient's well-being and, if so, make necessary safety preparations to improve the patient's chances...


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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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