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2014-10-30 16:28:15

PENSACOLA, Fla., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Studer Group®, a Florida-based outcomes firm, is proud to share that Jay Kaplan, MD, FACEP, Studer Group Medical Director and National Speaker, was elected president-elect by The American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP). As a speaker and facilitator for Studer Group, Dr. Kaplan works with hospital leadership teams, emergency departments, medical groups and physicians to ensure the highest levels of clinical quality and service...

2014-10-28 16:27:29

"Emergency Medicine is the Hub of the Medical System." CHICAGO, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) today announced that Jay Kaplan, MD, FACEP, from San Anselmo, Calif., was elected president-elect during the organization's annual meeting in Chicago. He was elected by ACEP's Council to serve a 1-year term and will assume ACEP's presidency at next year's meeting in Boston. "Emergency physicians need resources to care for...

2014-10-22 12:29:47

CHICAGO, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Leading researchers in emergency medicine will present more than 400 studies during ACEP14-Scientific Assembly, the annual meeting of the American College of Emergency Physicians in Chicago, Ill. Sponsored by the American College of Emergency Physicians, the Research Forum will be held in Room W474A of McCormick Place West Convention Center from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Monday, October 27(th) and from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on...

2014-09-24 23:11:54

First Choice Emergency Room’s Pearland Location Set to Move to New Facility Lewisville, TX (PRWEB) September 24, 2014 First Choice Emergency Room, the leading freestanding emergency room system in the United States, announced plans to relocate the Pearland site to a larger facility less than a mile from its original location. “We are excited to be relocating to a new, larger facility in order to better serve the Pearland community,” said Dr. Scott Kimball, Facility Medical Director...

2014-09-10 16:26:40

Emergency Medicine Specialists Merges with TeamHealth KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TeamHealth Holdings Inc. (NYSE: TMH), one of the nation's largest providers of outsourced physician staffing solutions for hospitals, announced the merger of the operations of Emergency Medicine Specialists (EMS) and its affiliated revenue cycle management and back-office support entity Midwest Emergency Services (MES) with TeamHealth. Based in metro Detroit, EMS manages and staffs...

2014-09-03 16:29:49

Acquires Operations of Teaneck Emergency Physicians KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TeamHealth Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:TMH), one of the nation's largest providers of outsourced physician staffing solutions for hospitals, announced the acquisition of the operations of Teaneck Emergency Physicians. Based in Teaneck, N.J., Teaneck Emergency Physicians manages and staffs the emergency department for Holy Name Medical Center and provides care for approximately 53,000 patients...

2014-09-02 12:26:50

WASHINGTON, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Patients who return to the emergency department within a few days of discharge do so principally because they are anxious about their symptoms and have lost trust in other parts of the health care system, according to the results of a study published online today in Annals of Emergency Medicine ("Return Visits to the Emergency Department: The Patient Perspective") http://www.annemergmed.com/article/S0196-0644(14)00622-2/fulltext....

2014-08-13 23:00:21

a2z, Inc is proud to announce the American College of Emergency Physicians presents the ChirpE eBooth Promotion Widget to exhibitors for an opportunity to increase their engagement with attendees at the ACEP14 Scientific Assembly – the largest, most prestigious show in emergency medicine. Columbia, MD (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 a2z, Inc, the Maryland-based event management software company, is proud to announce the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) presents the ChirpE eBooth...

2014-08-13 04:21:49

WASHINGTON, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than half of older adults who visit emergency departments are either malnourished or at risk for malnutrition, but not because of lack of access to health care, critical illness or dementia. Despite clear signs of malnutrition or risk of malnutrition, more than three-quarters had never previously been diagnosed with malnutrition, according to the results of a study to be published online today in Annals of Emergency Medicine...

2014-07-23 08:32:46

WASHINGTON, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For critically ill patients arriving at the emergency department, the drug ketamine can safely provide analgesia, sedation and amnesia for rapid, life-saving intubation, despite decades-old studies that suggested it raised intracranial pressure. The results of a systematic review of 10 recent studies of what many emergency physicians regard as a "wonder drug" are published online today in Annals of Emergency Medicine ("The Effect...


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