This week's crop of critical reads from around the web, along with commentary by EPM senior editors. This week: can Twitter predict heart disease? Plus, how many degrees of seperation are needed between doctors and their patients for effective medical care?
You find yourself working the overnight shift on sub-zero night in February. You stop outside of a room to listen to the ambulance report about a homeless patient who has been brought in for foot pain. He is intoxicated and was found asleep in a snow bank.
In this EPMonthly online exclusive, we sit down with Dr. Greg Henry and Dr. Setu Mazumdar to discuss the most important strategy for financial success: Thinking ahead.
This week's crop of critical reads from around the web, along with commentary by EPM senior editors. This week: saline shortages, telling patients that they're dying, apps that propose hospital reservations, and the arrival of robots in the hospital.
Haywood Hall pursues his passion for global health (in Mexico) while treating US patients on his phone (for US dollars)
This week's crop of critical reads from around the web, along with commentary by EPM senior editors. This week: Dubious telemonitoring technology, "Blockbuster" urgent care clinics, readmission penalties, and whether a minor should be allowed to refuse cancer treatments.
Better analytics can help your emergency department staff for tomorrow’s peaks and valleys
The fabric of our profession is sometimes lost in daily routines — but there’s nothing ordinary about it. As this new year begins, I’d like to take a moment to recognize – and thank – the many distinct groups which make our specialty work.
The current state of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) has been in need of help for a while now. The parts are complex, time consuming, and not user-friendly, which often results in reduced patient interaction while increasing exposure risk. An alternative may be on its way.
Emergency Physicians Monthly has teamed up with Rosh Review to bring you the flu quiz, so that you can test yourself during this flu season.