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2012-07-12 06:24:38

New Report Dispels Conventional Wisdom about Emergency Department Use WASHINGTON, July 12, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The majority of Medicaid patients ages 21 to 64 who seek emergency care have the symptoms of urgent or more serious medical conditions, according to a new report from the Center for Studying Health System Change (HSC). According to the HSC, many assessments of "unnecessary" use of emergency care incorrectly look at patients' diagnoses, instead of patients'...

2012-07-10 23:00:49

The board-certified physician will supervise medical care at FCER's 24-hour emergency room. Flower Mound, TX (PRWEB) July 10, 2012 First Choice Emergency Room, the leading freestanding emergency room system in the US, today announced David C. Carlyle, MD, Ph.D., FACEP as Facility Medical Director at its Kingwood, TX location. Dr. Carlyle earned a B.S. and Ph.D. in Physics at the University of Texas at Austin and he entered the University Medical Branch in Galveston. After his internship in...

2012-07-09 23:02:11

This robust postal mailing list contains highly desired healthcare names of hard-to-reach Emergency Medicine professionals. One of the popular selections is for ACEP Fellows (FACEP), who are active in teaching, research, and hospital administration. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) July 09, 2012 Marketing General Incorporated (MGI) has been appointed list manager for the direct mail list of the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP). These busy, ambitious health care professionals are active...

2012-07-09 23:01:06

The board-certified physician will supervise medical care at FCER's 24-hour emergency room. Flower Mound, TX (PRWEB) July 09, 2012 First Choice Emergency Room, the leading freestanding emergency room system in the US, today announced Gerald B. Cobb, M.D., A.B.I.M., A.A.P.S., as Facility Medical Director for its Cypress, TX location. Dr. Cobb graduated from Baylor University in 1978 earning his B. S. in biology. He later attended Southwestern Medical School and received his M. D. in 1982....

2012-06-28 06:29:05

Emergency Physicians Pledge to Be There for Patients WASHINGTON, June 28, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to the United States Supreme Court's decision to uphold the individual mandate of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, Dr. David Seaberg, president of the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP), today issued the following statement: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100616/DC22034LOGO-d) "The nation's emergency physicians fully support...

2012-06-25 23:04:28

The board-certified physician will supervise medical care at FCER's freestanding emergency room. Flower Mound, TX (PRWEB) June 25, 2012 First Choice Emergency Room, the leading freestanding emergency room system, today announced Denise Ryan, M.D. as Facility Medical Director for its Pearland location. Dr. Ryan graduated from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and received her residency training at Thomas Jefferson University. She is certified by the American Board of Emergency...

2012-06-20 06:26:29

WASHINGTON, June 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Visits to emergency departments increased 60 percent faster than population growth over an 8-year period, and occupancy - or crowding - grew even more rapidly, mostly due to diagnostic tests and treatment intensity, according to a study published online yesterday in Annals of Emergency Medicine ("National Trends in Emergency Department Occupancy, 2001-2008: Impact of Inpatient Admissions Versus Emergency Department Practice Intensity")...

2012-05-23 06:26:03

WASHINGTON, May 23, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The president of the American College of Emergency Physicians, David Seaberg, MD, FACEP, today issued a statement in response to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) regarding emergency department use among adults aged 18 to 64 in 2011. The report focuses on a subset of the least sick and injured patients; it does not include the elderly, children or patients admitted to the hospital from the emergency...

2012-05-09 06:24:44

WASHINGTON, May 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Synthetic marijuana and a "forgotten pharmaceutical" sold as a recreational stimulant have brought patients to the emergency department with symptoms ranging from psychosis to cerebral hemorrhages, according to two papers published online yesterday in Annals of Emergency Medicine ("A Characterization of Synthetic Cannabinoid Exposures Reported to the National Poison Data System in 2010" http://bit.ly/IW2slW and "Use of...

2012-05-02 02:26:17

WASHINGTON, May 2, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Patients having psychiatric emergencies wait 11.5 hours in the emergency department, and those who are older, uninsured or intoxicated wait even longer, according to a study published online yesterday in Annals of Emergency Medicine ("Patient and Practice-Related Determinants of Emergency Department Length of Stay for Patients with Psychiatric Illness" http://bit.ly/IjQBbg). Overall, these patients wait approximately 42 percent...