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Emergency services director retiring after 16 years with Brunswick County

Watts was named Emergency Services Director in early 2014. Prior to that, he worked as Brunswick County Emergency Medical Services Division Director for 12 years. Before coming to Brunswick County, he worked for Mecklenburg EMS, and spent 16 years as a ...

Source: WWAY TV
Published: 11 Dec 2018

Utah patients upset at surprise medical bills; hospitals, insurers at odds over who is to blame

Even in her hurry to get her son emergency medical care, Ray had chosen that facility because she knew it was in her health insurance network. Increasingly desperate after having no luck there, she quickly got her son admitted into surgery at McKay-Dee ...

Source: KSL
Published: 12 Dec 2018

WellRyde Announces Founding Corporate Sponsorship of Non Emergency Medical Transportation Accreditation Commission (NEMTAC)

WellRyde is delighted to announce their Founding Corporate Sponsorship with NEMTAC, a non-profit healthcare organization designed to enhance and promote the quality of care in Americas medical transportation system ATLANTA, Dec. 12, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb ...

Source: The Business Journals
Published: 12 Dec 2018

Emergency Physicians Get Closer to a New Sepsis Treatment

Funded by the Emergency Medicine Foundation -- Australasia (EMF) and the Gold Coast Hospital Foundation, the study will help clinicians better understand how patients in Australia and New Zealand are currently managed and could lead to a potential new way ...

Source: Infection control
Published: 11 Dec 2018

Local Hospital Announces Emergency Department Partnership

McLaren Bay Region is making some changes to its emergency department. The Bay City hospital is partnering with emergency medicine management company American Physician Partners, known as APP. The company provides hospitals with qualified care providers ...

Source: WSGW
Published: 12 Dec 2018

‘Waterfall’ shifts improve flow of patients in the emergency department

The researchers published their findings in the Annals of Emergency Medicine. Research presented by the American Academy of Pediatrics shows that transitions of care during shift change ...

Source: MultiBriefs Exclusive
Published: 10 Dec 2018

Hospital launches specialised emergency department set up for elderly patients

Dr Strike added: "With the winter months approaching and the additional pressures that will place on frontline services, the completion of this project will further help us to support colleagues in emergency medicine in managing demand. "Through this ...

Published: 10 Dec 2018

Student Government hosts ‘Emergency Medicine Week’

To raise awareness of emergency medical resources and advocate for more life-saving measures on campus, the Student Government Safety Agency is hosting its first Emergency Medicine Week. Jason Taper, SG Safety Agency director, said the agency will be ...

Source: The Daily Texan
Published: 25 Sep 2018

The Best Books for Your Emergency Medicine Rotation and Shelf Exam

Rotations for medical school can be terrifying. You have to simultaneous do your clinical shifts, become an expert in that specialty, and do well enough on your Shelf (Clerkship) Exam to get the grade you want. No pressure ;) Emergency Medicine rotations ...

Source: Medium
Published: 29 Sep 2018

Southside Hospital appoints emergency medicine chair

Southside Hospital in Bay Shore announced the appointment of Dr. Sanjey Gupta to the role of emergency medicine chair. He was previously vice chair of emergency medicine at Long Island Jewish Medical Center.

Source: Long Island Business News
Published: 01 Nov 2018

Former EMSA president, H. Stephen Williamson, dies at 68

Williamson, 68, died at his home in Hope, Arkansas, where he had joined a private emergency medical services company, Pafford EMS, as chief financial officer. No cause of death was given. A funeral was scheduled at 1 p.m. Thursday at the Parish of Christ ...

Source: NewsOK
Published: 08 Nov 2018

Many non-emergency medicine trained physicians in ER care

(HealthDay)—The emergency medicine workforce comprises many non-emergency medicine trained physicians, according to a study recently published in the Annals of Emergency Medicine. M. Kennedy Hall, M.D., from the University of Washington School of ...

Source: Medical Xpress
Published: 13 Jul 2018

Emergency medicine experts lead national effort to reduce harm from opioids

Yale emergency physicians Dr. Arjun Venkatesh and Dr. Kathryn Hawk are lead investigators for a $1.4 million initiative to disseminate best practices and implement evidence-based interventions in the Emergency Department to reduce harm from opioids.

Source: Yale News
Published: 17 Apr 2018

Stars of Stanford Medicine: Emergency medicine, health policy and innovation

Sometimes, when interviewing those who work or study at Stanford Medicine, I find myself staring, stumped at how they manage to do all they do. It just doesn't seem possible. I had one of those moments when I was talking with Ryan Ribeira, MD, a clinical ...

Source: Scope Blog Stanford
Published: 06 Sep 2018

TeamHealth Acquires Emergency Medicine Consultants

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Feb. 5, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- TeamHealth, a leading clinician services organization, announced the acquisition of Emergency Medicine Consultants (EMC) Ltd., and its affiliated entities. Based in Fort Worth, Texas, EMC provides emergency ...

Source: Yahoo Finance
Published: 05 Feb 2018

Weill Cornell Medicine Expands Division of Emergency Medicine into a Department

Weill Cornell Medicine announced that it will establish a Division of Emergency Medicine with NewYork-Presbyterian beginning July 1. Current division chief, Dr. Rahul Sharma, who has led the Lisa Perry Emergency Center at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell ...

Source: The Cornell Daily Sun
Published: 25 Jun 2018

Appointed: System Chair of Emergency Medicine at the Medical Coll

This post was contributed by a community member. Nationally recognized leader in academic and clinical medicine Ian B. K. Martin, MD, MBA, has been appointed professor and system chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine and professor of medicine at ...

Source: USA Patch
Published: 11 Jun 2018

Emory emergency medicine physicians reunite with Peachtree Road Race cardiac arrest survivor

(Left to right) Douglas Ander, MD, Tyler Giberson, MD, Tim Nelms, Linda Nelms (wife), Jae Goines, MD and Christopher Sims (Grady EMS) reunite in December 2017 after Nelms collapsed during the 2017 Peachtree Road Race. Sixty-one-year-old Tim Nelms was ...

Source: Emory News Center
Published: 09 Feb 2018

Emergency Medicine, Mentoring and Match Day Are Special for Graduate

Angelo Cruz knows emergencies could care less about your status in life. Cardiac arrest, shock, broken wrists or concussion can strike the CEO of a Fortune 500 company just as easily as they can disable the janitor of a local non-profit. "If it is an ...

Published: 17 May 2018

Key Concepts Regarding Telehealth for Emergency Medicine

Patients are ever evolving with the fast paced, technological world around them. People can retrieve information on the spot, communicate instantly, and manage their lives in the palm of their hands. Patients have access to endless amounts of information ...

Source: Medium
Published: 16 Jan 2018

Call for family doctors to have more emergency medicine training sparks debate

The emergency room is where you go when you need immediate expert care. It may surprise many Canadians to learn that most doctors providing that care aren’t certified formally in emergency medicine. Whether they ought to be, and what qualifications they ...

Source: CMAJ
Published: 16 Jul 2018

Albany Med opens first pediatric emergency center in Northeast NY

Albany Medical Center cut the ribbon on the only pediatric emergency department in Northeastern New York. The facility has been two years in the making. Kids aren't just pint-sized adults. Their health and emotional needs are different. Providing care with ...

Source: WNYT NewsChannel 13
Published: 31 Jul 2018

Training in Radiation Emergency Medicine Prepares Student for Role in Patient Care

Bria Moore, a Ph.D. student in Medical Physics, enriched her training by attending a course on radiation emergency medicine at Oak Ridge Associated Universities. Learning about the practical aspects of handling contaminated patients in a hospital setting ...

Published: 11 May 2018

Department of Emergency Medicine launches new section dedicated to population health

The University of Washington’s Department of Emergency Medicine publicly announced the establishment of a new Section of Population Health on August 6. The focus of this section will be to make advancements in research, education and public policy to ...

Source: University of Washington
Published: 07 Aug 2018

The 19th Stanford Symposium on Emergency Medicine

All emergency medicine practitioners must be prepared to manage critically ill children and perform life-saving procedures. Our hands-on skills stations focus on pediatric critical care procedures such as pediatric airway management, high-risk intubations ...

Published: 30 Mar 2018