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2013-07-24 23:26:01

First Choice ER partners with Radio Disney and Local Businesses Partner for Community Event Lewisville, TX (PRWEB) July 24, 2013 First Choice Emergency Room, the leading freestanding emergency room system in the United States, is planning a community event at its Watauga facility on Saturday July 27th from 11am-2pm. Radio Disney will be at the event from 12-2pm promoting the upcoming release of Disney’s Planes. Attendees will have the chance to win a Nintendo Wii U System and the new...

2013-07-23 00:21:40

WASHINGTON, July 23, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Large cities in the U.S. are significantly safer than their rural counterparts, with the risk of injury death more than 20 percent higher in the country. A study to be published online tomorrow in Annals of Emergency Medicine upends a common perception that urban areas are more dangerous than small towns ("Safety in Numbers: Are Major Cities the Safest Places in the U.S.?"). (Logo:...

2013-07-03 23:21:33

First Choice ER participates in Kingwood, Southland, and The Woodlands 4th of July parades. Lewisville, TX (PRWEB) July 03, 2013 First Choice Emergency Room, the leading freestanding emergency room system in the United States, will participate in three parades this Fourth of July. First Choice branded vehicles will drive in the Southland and Kingwood parades and the Whambulance, a converted 2005 Chevy Kodiak Heavy Duty Ambulance, will drive in The Woodlands parade. The Whambulance will...

2013-07-01 16:26:25

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., July 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- TeamHealth has expanded its New Jersey presence through the acquisition of South Jersey Emergency Physicians, PA, the group that manages and staffs the emergency department for Virtua Memorial in Mount Holly, N.J., and provides emergency care for approximately 60,000 patients annually. "Our partnership with TeamHealth will allow us to further advance our level of service and clinical innovation," said Jeffrey Morris, MD, president of...

2013-06-28 12:23:33

WASHINGTON, June 28, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A young, healthy man injured himself so severely while weight lifting that he required surgery and nearly a full week in the hospital to recover. The unusual case report of compartment syndrome to the shoulder will be reported online today in Annals of Emergency Medicine ("An Unusual Complication of Weightlifting: A Case Report"). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100616/DC22034LOGO-d ) "Typically, compartment syndrome...

2013-06-27 23:32:23

The Whambulance and Local Businesses Gather for a Community Celebration Lewisville, TX (PRWEB) June 27, 2013 First Choice Emergency Room, the leading freestanding emergency room system in the United States, will host a street party at their Louetta facility on Saturday, June 29th from 11am-2pm. During the event, the Whambulance, a converted 2005 Chevy Kodiak Heavy Duty Ambulance that now stands 14 feet tall, 13 feet wide and 25 feet long, will be parked outside the facility. SurfSET...

2013-06-27 12:27:16

WASHINGTON, June 27, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Emergency patients over the age of 74 have significantly different and more complex health and social needs than their younger counterparts, even after controlling for illness severity, which has important implications about aging populations and emergency departments of the future. The results of the most extensive international study of the characteristics and outcomes of older emergency patients to be reported to date were...

2013-06-20 16:26:58

WASHINGTON, June 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than three-quarters (81.8 percent) of unscheduled admissions to the hospital now come through the emergency department, which is a sharp increase from the previous decade when only 64.5 percent of unscheduled admissions came through the ER. A study, published early online this week in the journal Medical Care, re-confirms recent findings by the RAND Corporation highlighting the growing role emergency physicians play in health care...

2013-05-29 23:23:10

The Whambulance and local businesses gather for a community event. Lewisville, TX (PRWEB) May 29, 2013 First Choice Emergency Room, the leading freestanding emergency room system in the United States, will host a street party at their Murphy facility on Saturday, June 1st from 11am-2pm to celebrate the local community that the facility has served for the past three years. During the event, the Whambulance along with First Responder representatives, including a Murphy Police Car and...

2013-05-10 23:23:40

FCER Provides Medical Support During Back on My Feet in24 Race Challenge. Lewisville, TX (PRWEB) May 10, 2013 First Choice Emergency Room teamed up with Back on My Feet to support their in24 Austin Race Challenge on May 11th and 12th. Throughout the weekend, individuals and teams will compete in a variety of races along a 5-mile loop near Camp Mabry, Texas. First Choice ER nurses and board-certified emergency physicians will be on-site to provide medical support throughout the weekend...