Keyword: Annals of Emergency Medicine
Experts provide tips for older patients to cope with the physical and mental declines associated with ER visits.
For doctors, preventing or dealing appropriately with interruptions can improve patient care and potentially save lives.
Despite the common perception that the uninsured are more likely to visit the ER, new research contends that isn't actually the case.
An experimental emergency room triage program that coordinated care with multiple departments at a Chicago hospital dramatically cut wait times.
After ER visits, patients struggle to get timely appointments with primary care providers, especially when they have Medicaid coverage.
Despite concerns about overprescribing of opioids in the emergency room, a new study finds that emergency physicians don’t just hand out painkillers.
Several key strategies are common across hospitals most effectively reducing emergency room overcrowding.
New research suggests Medicaid expansion has not significantly reduced emergency department visits in Maryland, though it has changed the mix of payers.
Elderly patients who receive emergency care after a fall may be more likely to suffer adverse events in the months following that care.
Emergency room visits increased in states that expanded Medicaid coverage under the Affordable Care Act, but more of those patients had insurance.