Point-of-care ultrasound leads to diagnostic shifts in patients with undifferentiated hypotension
“In looking at the way emergency departments are used around the world, we were able to obtain valuable new insights to help improve care delivery,” said Jesse Pines, MD, MBA, MSCE and Director of the GW Center for Healthcare Innovation and Policy Research at the GW School of Medicine & Health Sciences. “Because of research findings presented in this report, all emergency departments (no matter their location) have the opportunity to efficiently improve the way care is delivered in emergency department settings.”
The article is a synopsis of an EM Resident's (Tim Depp, MD) experience in India during his global health elective month.
Examining the association between emergency physician characteristics and practice factors with the risk of being named in a malpractice claim, the study found that total number of years in practice and visit volume were the only identified factors associated with being named.
Bread For the City - City Orchard
On the beautiful sunny day of July 26th, our residents and (even some attendings) joined other volunteers to get down and dirty to give back to our community, on our GW EM Annual Service Day!
Doctors Meltzer, Pines, Pourmand, and O'Connell contributing.
Dr. Shahkkolahi was recently published in the Journal of Critical Care and is one the chief residents for the upcoming year.