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2014-08-11 23:07:50

Ed Powers, MD Welcomed to His New Role Lewisville, TX (PRWEB) August 11, 2014 First Choice Emergency Room, the largest network of independent freestanding emergency rooms in the United States, announced Ed Powers, MD as the Medical Director of its Colorado Springs – Powers facility. “We are pleased to announce that Dr. Powers will now be the medical director of our Colorado Springs – Powers facility,” said Dr. James M. Muzzarelli, Executive Medical Director of First Choice...

2014-08-11 12:27:07

WASHINGTON, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new report from the Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission (MACPAC) finds that Medicaid enrollees visit the emergency department appropriately like most patients, but they have generally more complex health needs and less access to primary care than their privately insured counterparts (http://2c4xez132caw2w3cpr1il98fssf.wpengine.netdna-cdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/MACFacts-EDuse_2014-07.pdf). The following is a...

2014-08-08 23:06:43

Chad Davis, MD, FAAEM Welcomed to His New Role Lewisville, TX (PRWEB) August 08, 2014 First Choice Emergency Room, the largest network of independent freestanding emergency rooms in the United States, named Chad Davis, MD, FAAEM the Medical Director of its new Fountain facility. “We are pleased to announce that Dr. Davis will be leading our new Fountain facility,” said Dr. James M. Muzzarelli, Executive Medical Director of First Choice Emergency Room. Dr. Davis received his...

2014-08-08 23:04:34

Wound Care Market is driven by several factors which include the rising incidences of hospital-acquired infections and the increasing awareness about the latest technologies in the market. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/wound-care-market-371.html (PRWEB) August 08, 2014 The Report “Wound Care Market by Type (Traditional (Wound Closure, Anti infective), Basic (Films, Cleansing), Advanced (Hydrogels, Hydrocolloids, Alginate, Collagen), Active (Artificial Skin & Skin...

Many Doctors Don’t Recommend Taking Baby Aspirin To Prevent Heart Attacks, Despite Guidelines
2014-08-08 03:37:55

University of Rochester Medical Center A majority of middle-aged men and women eligible to take aspirin to prevent heart attack and stroke do not recall their doctors ever telling them to do so, according to a University of Rochester study of a national sample of more than 3,000 patients. Published online by the Journal of General Internal Medicine, the finding illustrates a common disconnect between public health guidelines and what occurs in clinical practice. The UR study is...

2014-08-07 23:11:17

First Choice Emergency Room Expanding in Houston Area Lewisville, TX (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 First Choice Emergency Room, the largest network of independent freestanding emergency rooms in the United States, announced that it will open its new Sienna Plantation facility in Missouri City, Texas in late August. “I am pleased to announce that we are expanding in the Houston area with a new facility in Missouri City,” said Dr. James M. Muzzarelli, Executive Medical Director of First...

2014-08-07 23:10:17

Physicians attending the Symposium by the Sea conference on Aug. 7-10 will learn the benefits of scribes provided by Medical Scribe Systems. El Segundo, CA (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 Medical Scribe Systems (MSS), the nation’s leading provider of trained scribes specializing in revenue cycle enhancement, will be exhibiting at the Symposium by the Sea conference in Boca Raton, August 7-10. Physicians attending the event are invited to come by Booth 308 to watch a video demonstrating the...

2014-08-07 23:05:43

The urgent care provider helps South Florida’s children go back to school in the best of health. West Palm Beach, FL (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 South Florida’s leading urgent care provider, MD Now Urgent Care, is gearing up for back-to-school physicals and vaccinations to give the community’s kids a healthy head start on the school year and provide them with protection from many preventable diseases. With school physicals and current vaccinations required by Florida schools, these are...

2014-08-06 23:07:30

Clinic cites T-System’s ease-of-use and efficiency ideal for clinical team. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 T-System Inc. today announced QuestCare Clinic, a nonprofit urgent care clinic, will use T Sheets® to help deliver efficient and high-quality care to the under and uninsured patients of the Northern Dallas region. With limited staff and funds, QuestCare wanted a system that would be intuitive and efficient for interchanging volunteers. The clinic—located in one of the...

2014-08-06 16:30:16

COLUMBIA, S.C., Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- MEDcare Urgent Care is pleased to announce its partnership with the National Healthcare Association (NHA) in order to advance the education and certification of our medical personnel. Dr. Pawlik, Co-Founder and Chief Medical Officer, remarked that "one of our core values is the commitment to learn, grow, improve and repeat" and this partnership represents MEDcare putting its values in action. Today we are rolling out MEDcare...


Latest Emergency medicine Reference Libraries

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
2013-04-30 13:21:44

Cardiopulmonary resuscitation, commonly known as CPR, is an emergency procedure performed in an effort to preserve brain function and manually pump blood through to the body’s vital organs, until further measures are taken to restore spontaneous circulation. CPR is indicated in cardiac arrest patients, but may also be performed on patients with an unresponsive presentation or those experiencing agonal breaths or severe and prolonged arrhythmias such as bradycardia or tachycardia. The first...

William Fisher
2012-09-05 10:27:46

William Fisher is American physician and a former NASA Astronaut. He was born William Frederick Fisher on April 1, 1946, in Dallas, Texas. He graduated from North Syracuse Central High School in North Syracuse, New York in 1964. He continued on to attend Standford University, where he received a Bachelor of Arts in Biological Sciences in 1968. The following two years, Fisher worked on graduate studies in Microbiology and received a Doctorate in Medicine from the University of Florida in 1975....

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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