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Infographic - Heading: A new paradigm in emergency care; Venn diagram: Forward triage and Virtual Care; Block1: Proactive engagement of those at risk; block 2: Patient calls for help (prompt, responsive & safe care); three arrows leading to home and hospi
July 14, 2020

Today, emergency room physicians see too many patients who have delayed treatment for heart attacks, strokes, and other serious conditions because of COVID-19 fears. In some cases, the results are needlessly catastrophic. Decisions to activate emergency care for life-threatening episodes appear...

July 07, 2020

Just like NASA’s mission control analyzes data and provides feedback to optimize a mission in space, a hospital command center does the same for the nurses and clinicians caring for patients on the wards.1  In the past, “incident command centers” were established...

Logo: Department of Emergency Medicine - Operational Medicine - The GW Medical Faculty Associates; Pictures: home, out-patient, and drive-through testing
May 04, 2020

In the past month, the George Washington University Emergency Medicine group has established a COVID-19 Emergency Medicine Strike Team(5). In collaboration with the DC Department of Health (DOH) and the GW Medical Faculty Associates, the EMED Strike Team has established three...