American College of Emergency Physicians
An experimental emergency room triage program that coordinated care with multiple departments at a Chicago hospital dramatically cut wait times.
Patients aren't happy about Anthem's new emergency room coverage policy, according to a new emergency physician group poll.
Hospitals they are increasingly turning to certified physician assistants to support overburdened emergency medicine teams and improve efficiency.
Though many emergency rooms are overcrowded, just a fraction of visits are truly “avoidable,” a new study suggests.
Emergency providers worry that Anthem's new policy could encourage patients with potentially life-threatening conditions to avoid care.
Patients in rural areas face longer waits for paramedics to arrive than those who live in urban or suburban areas, according to a new study.
Elderly patients who receive emergency care after a fall may be more likely to suffer adverse events in the months following that care.
As President Donald Trump and Congress look to repeal and replace the ACA, a poll finds that 95% of Americans want health insurance to cover emergency care.
Insurance companies are to blame for patients receiving "surprise" bills after a visit to the emergency room, not the doctors who treat them, according to one physician group.
From Kaiser Health News: “After-hours surcharges” should be included in the regular fees charged by emergency physicians for an emergency department visit, they argue. But instead patients sometimes find an additional charge, generally between $30 and $200, tacked onto their bill for visiting overnight.