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2011-01-26 18:36:00

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- It's a visual that anyone who has watched TV in the last ten years would recognize: sirens blaring, ambulance wheels screeching to a stop, paramedics speeding an occupied gurney toward the emergency room doors.

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2011-01-25 11:24:39

A new disaster preparedness tool from Homeland Security's Science and Technology Directorate calculates casualty estimates.

2010-12-30 14:29:57

Emergency department overcrowding can result in long waiting times for seriously ill patients.

2010-12-20 19:30:19

Many trauma patients in Illinois who are transferred to another facility for care are not transported within the state-mandated two-hour window, but the most seriously injured patients appear to reach care more quickly.

2010-12-10 00:00:39

Multi-specialty healthcare group witnesses smoother handling of after-hours calls, increase in overall patient satisfaction through TriageLogic's Nurse Triage On Call Programâ„¢. Winston Salem, NC (Vocus/PRWEB) December 08, 2010 Nearly one year after implementing the Nurse Triage On Call Programâ„¢ by TriageLogic, Austin Regional Clinic (ARC) of Texas reports significant enhancements to the way it handles after-hours patient calls and patient flow.

2010-12-08 02:20:37

A group of computer engineers at Vanderbilt University is convinced that the basic technology is now available to create robot assistants that can perform effectively in the often-chaotic environment of the emergency room.

2010-10-28 00:00:44

Wait No More: MD Now® First Urgent Care to Pilot a Pre-Registration Feature on iTriage Allowing Patients to Move Up in Line iTriage adds new pre-registration feature to help Florida residents and visitors let MD Now Urgent Care Centers know you are on your way and more about your emergency. Denver, CO (Vocus) October 27, 2010 Healthagen® – the developer iTriage® -- a free, consumer-based healthcare application is piloting a new feature with MD Now®, the first...

2010-10-04 15:09:51

A pediatric medical response to a major disaster should focus on three consecutive missions: protection of life and limb, continuing care, and finally, humanitarian aid, according to research presented Sunday, Oct. 3, at the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) National Conference and Exhibition in San Francisco.

2010-09-30 17:23:00

Hospital Leadership is Essential To Breaking Up Emergency Department Gridlock LAS VEGAS, Sept.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.