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Stop the Bleed: 8 pitfalls to avoid in hemorrhage control | Trauma System News

Stop the Bleed, the national campaign initiated by the White House in response to the many recent active shooter incidents in the U.S., has garnered …

Special Report: Eliminating Crowding in the ED is Not a Pipe Dream (Seriously)

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A Helpful Six-Note Method That Teaches Beginners How Play a Guitar Solo In Only Five Minutes

In 2015, guitarist Steve Stine of GuitarZoom offered a really helpful way to help beginning guitarists grasp the basics of guitar soloing. Calling it …

Guitar Solos

An Introduction To Gypsy Jazz Lead Guitar

Gypsy jazz guitar is a unique guitar style that was created through the playing of the late virtuoso Django Reinhardt.<p>Django played guitar in such a …

Meet the man who says he can reduce the ER overcrowding problem

For years, Eugene Litvak has preached to American hospital executives about changing the way they operate.<p>Few have heeded his admonitions.<p>But those who have adapted the methods of this former Soviet mathematician and systems engineer said they have reaped millions of dollars in added revenues and …

What Has the Biggest Impact on Hospital Readmission Rates

<i>HBR STAFF</i><p>Health spas, stone fireplaces, and five-star restaurant chefs are amenities typically associated with luxury hotel brands such as The Ritz-Carlton and Four Seasons. They are increasingly found in U.S. hospitals eager to improve their patient-experience scores that now affect Medicare …

Readmits and ER Docs: Looks Like They Need Their Own Special Penalty Box - The Hospital Leader

We have conditioned ourselves to think of readmits in three domains: care transitions (us), patient factors, and community determinants. Guess what? …

Health Care

How Do We Know What Really Works in Healthcare? A New Freakonomics Radio Podcast

(Photo: Dedric Cherry)<i>Our latest Freakonomics Radio episode is called “How Do We Know What Really Works in Healthcare?” (You can subscribe to the</i> …

Public Sector

High-tech solutions not the answer to ER wait times, experts say

Checking a mobile app for the latest emergency room wait times before you rush out the door might seem convenient, but the high-tech tool may leave …

Study shows a quarter of patients discharged from hospitals return to ERs within 30 days

A study led by researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and Boston University School of Medicine has found …

Emergency room wait times: Online, real-time listings get mixed reviews | The Star

A year into Ontario’s first experiment with an online real-time emergency room wait time calculator, St. Mary’s General Hospital in Kitchener …

Observation Unit Once the Darling of the ED, ... : Emergency Medicine News

Scheck, Anne<p>Emergency Medicine News: October 2013 - Volume 35 - Issue 10 - p 1,22–23<p>doi: 10.1097/01.EEM.0000436443.87300.d8<p>Breaking News<p>It's been …

Diversion a ‘Useless Tactic’ : Emergency Medicine News

SoRelle, Ruth MPH<p>Emergency Medicine News: November 2013 - Volume 35 - Issue 11 - p 1,22–22<p>doi: 10.1097/01.EEM.0000437837.30259.17<p>Breaking News<p>Nearly …

Increased Speed Equals Increased Wait: The Impact of a Reduction in Emergency Department Ultrasound Order Processing Time

Overview — This study of ultrasound test orders in hospital emergency departments (EDs) shows that, paradoxically, increasing capacity in a service …

Hospital patients admitted on weekends have 15pc higher death rate, UNSW study shows

Patients admitted to Australian hospitals on weekends face a higher death rate, say researchers citing a lack of available services and late …

Emergency room drug seeking a growing problem

ALBANY — Drug abuse has been a big problem for emergency rooms in recent years, including in Southwest Georgia. While methods have been instituted to …

Does emergency care account for just 2 percent of all health spending?

In recent years, advocates for universal health coverage have regularly decried a side effect of having no health insurance -- the use of emergency …

Directed training facilitates out-of-hours emergency brain scans

Neurology

GW Researchers Examine Increased Emergency Department Reimbursements after ACA Insurance Coverage Expansions | The School of Medicine & Health Sciences

WASHINGTON (Oct. 29, 2013) – Researchers at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) found that outpatient …

Conflicts of Interest on Guidelines Ramp Up... : Emergency Medicine News

Shaw, Gina<p>Emergency Medicine News: October 2013 - Volume 35 - Issue 10 - p 1,24–24<p>doi: 10.1097/01.EEM.0000436442.79676.45<p>Breaking News<p>A hard-hitting …

An ER Doctor's Perspective on "The Cinnamon Challenge": Don't Even Think of Doing It

As a practicing ER doctor who has first hand experience caring for the complications of teens taking “the cinnamon challenge”, I can attest to the inherent dangers associated with this popular stunt that has been spreading over the past decade. In a nutshell, the outcomes are not pretty.<p>So what is …

Doctors create new formula to treat trauma patients faster

Doctors create new formula to treat trauma patients faster<p>By | Posted Jan 19th, 2013 @ 11:21am<p> 1 photo<p>4<p>SALT LAKE CITY — It may be hard to believe, …

Salt Lake City

ER Visits Common After Hospital Stay

Action Points<p>Nearly one-fifth of hospital patients returned for acute care within 30 days of discharge, with emergency room (ER) visits accounting …

ERs Crumbling Amid Doctor Shortage as New Patients Loom

On a recent Saturday night, all 36 beds at San Diego’s Hillcrest emergency room are full and three patients lie on gurneys in the corridor just …

Emergency department doctors are not identifying pelvic inflammatory disease in adolescent girls

Sharp Rise in Emergency Department Visits Involving ADHD Medications

<i>Rise also seen in emergency department visits involving the non-medical use of these medications</i><p>Newswise — A new report shows that the number of …

Strategies for reducing ER visits, costs

A new report from the Washington Health Care Authority (HCA) offers solutions to high emergency department use by Medicaid patients.<p>After …

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Japanese "eyeball licking" trend carries blindness risk

A strange trend among Japanese school-aged children and teens -- licking a friend or lover's eyeballs -- may be perplexing, but experts are more …