Emergency medicine Press Release
|06/04/2020 - 06:49||
Premier Inc. Recommends 24 Regulatory Waivers Be Made Permanent After COVID-19
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Premier Inc. (NASDAQ: PINC) today provided the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and Congress with a list of 24 regulatory waivers that should be made permanent as the COVID-19 pandemic subsides. The temporary waivers were granted earlier in the year to streamline care delivery and prevent the spread of infection.
|06/02/2020 - 09:16||
A Dangerous Trend Emerges as Patients Suffer with Life-Threatening Illnesses at Home
EMERYVILLE, Calif. (June 2, 2020) — Emergency departments across the country have been experiencing a sharp decline in visits, including those for heart attack and stroke. It is a dangerous trend, and physicians are imploring patients to call 911 or come in when needed, which should always be the response to a medical emergency.
|05/27/2020 - 17:02||
Nurses Seek Court Order to Block Closure of Maternal-Child Care at HCA San Jose Hospital
The California Nurses Association/National Nurses United Tuesday filed a suit to block the closure of Women’s Services at HCA’s Regional Medical Center of San Jose, charging that the hospital has acted illegally and in violation of laws to protect the health and safety of the community.
|05/27/2020 - 08:39||
Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine names Dr. Mark Olaf regional associate dean
Mark Olaf, DO, FACEP, has been named regional associate dean of Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine’s (GCSOM) Central Campus in Danville.
|05/20/2020 - 20:49||
Intelligently Ramping Up In-Person Care
SANTA ROSA, Calif . ? Sutter physicians are moving into the clinical phase of recovery amid COVID-19, with in-person visits resuming with greater frequency.
|05/19/2020 - 13:40||
Spectrum Health Kelsey Hospital Earns Trauma Certification
LAKEVIEW, Mich., May 19, 2020 ? Spectrum Health Kelsey Hospital emergency department staff have been recognized for their work with trauma patients after being designated as a Level IV trauma facility by the State of Michigan.
|05/17/2020 - 21:48||
Outpatient clinics are a policy renovators opportunity
Public hospital outpatient clinics are an oft-neglected but essential component of the health system, providing patients with specialist care without out-of-pocket payments.
|05/14/2020 - 18:22||
Internists Urge Enactment of Provisions in HEROES Act to Support Physicians and Patients, Call for Prioritizing Primary Care
Washington, DC (May 14, 2020) -In a letter sent this afternoon to leadership from the House of Representatives the American College of Physicians offered support for the many provisions of the Health and Economic Recovery Omnibus Emergency Solutions (HEROES) Act that would support patients and physicians during the COVID-19 pandemic. The letter also offered recommendations for additional policies to prioritize support for primary care to help practices from closing as well as other needed policies.
|05/14/2020 - 05:52||
Sagentia Ventilator project update
In recent weeks Sagentia has been ensuring our ‘usual business’ projects remain on track through the adjustment to lockdown working environments, whilst also working to develop a new ventilator design suitable for rapid manufacture, in direct response to the UK Government’s “Ventilator Challenge”.
|05/13/2020 - 14:28||
How Mobile Apps Can Help Hospitals Restart Elective Procedures
Elective surgeries comprise 60% of hospital revenues, so that’s why hospitals are looking to restart elective services—stat.
|05/12/2020 - 20:48||
Guidance to improve pre-hospital triage, routing of suspected stroke patients amid COVID-19
DALLAS, May 13, 2020 — Leading stroke experts from the American Heart Association’s Stroke Council today issued a new framework/guidance, “Pre-hospital Triage of Acute Stroke Patients During the COVID-19 Pandemic,” to establish protocols that optimize handling suspected stroke cases before they arrive at a hospital during the ongoing COVID-19 crisis and future pandemics. The article is published in Stroke, a journal of the American Stroke Association, a division of the American Heart Association.
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|05/12/2020 - 02:49||
AMA to host tribute to celebrate new medical student graduates
CHICAGO – The American Medical Association (AMA) today announced it will host a national celebration to honor the 30,000 medical students who are graduating this spring and will bring together leading voices in health care, science, and culture to offer encouragement, advice and inspiration to these future physicians.
|05/12/2020 - 02:00||
Leading physicians, celebs join to celebrate medical school grads
Track the evolving situation with the AMA's library of the most up-to-date resources from JAMA, CDC and WHO.
|05/12/2020 - 01:09||
Hospitals Seen Losing $60 Billion a Month in Pandemic
Study finds cardiology visits down 57%; breast health visits fall 55% Elective procedures plunge; uninsured hospital patients increase.
|05/11/2020 - 23:29||
Deferred procedures drain hospital revenue by $60B a month
More than 3,000 surgeries have been put off at Yale New Haven Health since mid-March, which accounts for about 80% of its total surgeries.
|05/11/2020 - 17:13||
Emergency departments slow to adopt proven opioid use disorder therapy
A new study by Yale researchers looking at nearly 400 clinicians at four urban academic emergency departments found that, despite scientific evidence supporting the benefits of buprenorphine for opioid use disorder, just 21% of emergency department clinicians indicated readiness to offer it to patients in need.
|05/08/2020 - 18:45||
Thankful to be alive
Two days after her heart attack, Theresa went home from the hospital. She is thankful she made the decision to go to the emergency department before it was too late.
|05/08/2020 - 11:09||
An Unintended Side Effect of Sheltering in Place
If you or someone you know is experiencing an emergency, seek care immediately by calling 911 or going to the nearest emergency department.
|05/07/2020 - 16:49||
Internists Offer Recommendations for Federal Action to Support Physicians, Patients in Response to COVID-19 Public Health Crisis
Washington, DC (May 7, 2020) — The American College of Physicians today sent letters to Congress and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to address the immediate need for additional legislation to sustain healthcare and economic needs as well as support physicians and their practices during the COVID-19 public health crisis.
|05/06/2020 - 09:32||
In COVID-19 epicenter, breaking silos led to better teamwork
The Northwell Health system has been the epicenter of the epicenter, caring for 20% of all COVID-19 patients in the state of New York during the pandemic.
|05/05/2020 - 19:00||
Non-Emergency Medical Transportation in the Time of COVID-19
A rideshare driver wears gloves and a mask while driving following the outbreak of COVID-19, in New York City, March 15, 2020.
|05/05/2020 - 13:13||
Safety is Top Priority at AHN
Heightened safety protocols remain in place, including screening of patients and employees for COVID risk.
|05/04/2020 - 16:12||
Governor Phil Scott Announces Some Elective Health Care Procedures to Resume
Montpelier, Vt. – Governor Phil Scott today announced limited elective procedures would resume, which had previously been put on hold as Vermont’s health care system focused on preparing for, and responding to, COVID-19.
|05/04/2020 - 14:52||
Don't Put Off Emergency Care: Why It's Important and How We're Keeping You Safe
Chief Operating Officer Mary Jo Cagle, MD, talks about why you shouldn't put off care for emergency situations like heart attacks and strokes in this week's 2 Your Well-Being discussion with WFMY News 2.
|05/04/2020 - 06:33||
MSK Innovation: Novel System Could Double Mechanical Ventilator Capacity
A new mechanical ventilator system designed by anesthesiologists and biomedical engineers at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) has the ability to support two intubated patients simultaneously while compensating for variability in each patient’s size, weight, and pulmonary needs. This innovative design could potentially double the number of ventilators available by superseding the imprecise science typically used to overcome these variations.