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July 27, 2015

Care coordination is becoming an increasingly vital aspect of health system functionality: more than a best practice, it is also an economic necessity.

July 27, 2015

Individual emergency departments (ED) have a unique sound and flow of movement but all EDs share a similar purpose: patients of all walks of life sit next to each other as they await critical care.  The

April 16, 2015

             Is your emergency department prepared for anything? We would all like to hope so.

April 16, 2015

The recent Institute of Medicine report on graduate medical education (GME)[i] has re-ignited public debate on funding and accountability in GME.

April 16, 2015

How risky is your emergency department?  Your insurance company probably knows, and they’re charging you for it. But how can EDs reduce their risk? Inova Fairfax and Inova Children’s Hospitals of Virginia did it.

April 15, 2015
The recent outbreak of measles that started in a California amusement park and likely originated from overseas has triggered a national debate on the role of vaccination in preventing this once common disease.  
 
October 06, 2014

High frequency emergency department patients have complicated mixtures of medical, psychiatric, and social needs. Treating only their presenting acute care need does little to prevent their readmission.

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