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December 18, 2013

It's a common problem for many hospitals. Patients arrive in the ED who need to be admitted, but there are no available beds elsewhere in the hospital.

December 18, 2013

Grady Memorial Hospital, one of the nation's oldest and best-known public hospitals, announced last month that it would cut about 300 jobs in order to reduce 2004 costs by $11 million.

December 18, 2013

Until recently, the Regional Medical Center in Memphis (The MED) had been experiencing a crisis facing many of the nation's hospitals: ED overcrowding. But within the past year their ED throughput has been halved from eight hours to four hours.

December 18, 2013

Providing Healthcare for the Acute Mentally Ill: A Community Response 

 It All Began with . . . a Friendly Invitation

December 18, 2013

Pay for Performance in Emergency Medicine

December 18, 2013

Initiating Early Patient Care Through Team Triage and Treatment

December 18, 2013

The terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 and Hurricane Katrina have forever changed how America thinks of emergency management. Hospitals are creating strategic plans to prepare for disasters and to handle the surge of patients that are common in these events.

December 18, 2013

IOM Report Diagnoses Problem, But Pressure Needed to Provide the Cure

When the Institute of Medicine issued its report last month on the state of emergency medicine, the message was loud and clear: Help needed in the emergency room - stat!

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