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2014-06-25 12:42:54

Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario Research Institute Pediatric emergency medicine researchers at the Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) together with the Ontario Neurotrauma Foundation (ONF) today launch the first comprehensive pediatric concussion guidelines. "There have been recommendations and policies on concussion available in the past, but they tend to have focused on sports-related injury and not on children and youth," said Dr. Roger Zemek, project leader,...

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...

2014-01-17 16:23:57

2014 Omnibus Spending Bill Contains ENA Priorities DES PLAINES, Ill., Jan. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Emergency Nurses Association (ENA) applauds the U.S. Senate for approving an omnibus spending bill that contains increased funding for programs important to emergency nurses. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131217/DC35231LOGO) The House of Representatives approved the spending package on Jan. 15. The bill now goes to President Obama for his signature. When signed, it...

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 12:30:50

What are my state's grades? Find them at www.emreportcard.org WASHINGTON, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Washington dropped to 35(th) place in the nation with a D+ in the American College of Emergency Physicians' (ACEP) state-by-state report card on America's emergency care environment ("Report Card"). Despite ranking in the top 10 states in the categories of Public Health and Injury Prevention and Quality and Patient Safety, Washington received failing grades in three out...

2014-01-16 12:30:48

What are my state's grades? Find them at www.emreportcard.org WASHINGTON, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Utah remained among the top 10 states on the 2014 American College of Emergency Physicians' (ACEP) state-by-state report card on America's emergency care environment ("Report Card"), despite a precipitous decline in the category of Disaster Preparedness and a near-failing grade in Access to Emergency Care. (Logo:...

2014-01-16 12:30:45

What are my state's grades? Find them at www.emreportcard.org WASHINGTON, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Texas dropped from 29th in the nation in 2009 to 38th in the 2014 American College of Emergency Physicians' state-by-state report card on America's emergency care environment ("Report Card"). The state received failing grades, ranking near the bottom of the nation, in three out of five categories. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100616/DC22034LOGO-d)...

2014-01-16 12:30:43

What are my state's grades? Find them at www.emreportcard.org WASHINGTON, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tennessee climbed from 33(rd) in the nation in 2009 to 17th in the 2014 American College of Emergency Physicians' state-by-state report card on America's emergency care environment ("Report Card"). The state has made progress in the categories of Disaster Preparedness and Medical Liability Environment, but still faces challenges related to high rates of preventable...

2014-01-16 12:30:41

What are my state's grades? Find them at www.emreportcard.org WASHINGTON, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Colorado moved from 13(th) place in 2009 to 5(th) place in the 2014 American College of Emergency Physicians' (ACEP) state-by-state report card on America's emergency care environment ("Report Card"). It still earned only a D+ in the category of Access to Emergency Care. By contrast, the state was again first in the nation in the category of Medical Liability Environment...

2014-01-16 12:30:40

What are my state's grades? Find them at www.emreportcard.org WASHINGTON, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- California moved into the top half of the nation with a rank of 23(rd) and a grade of C- in the 2014 American College of Emergency Physicians' state-by-state report card on America's emergency care environment ("Report Card"). The state still ranked near the bottom of the country at 42(nd) with an F in the category of Access to Emergency Care, the same grade it received...


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