webinarIs your emergency department often understaffed - or overstaffed? You can fix it. But you need to use data science and advanced analytics. In this 1.5 hour webinar, David Gillison, Chief Data Scientist of the ReefPoint Group, will explain first-hand how to model and predict actual patient demand, develop optimal scheduling targets, and define shifts.

bukata-mugIt’s bad for patients and it’s bad for business. Thankfully, there are more than a dozen ways to fight it, and plenty of research to back you up.

monster rmMedical M&A expert Jeff Swearingen unpacks TeamHealth’s recent purchase of Premier

Crashcart RMThis week's crop of critical reads from around the web, along with commentary by EPM senior editors. This week: Are those hard-to-clean endoscopes behind the CRE superbug? Plus, an interesting idea: donating blood in the ER wait room.

Crashcart RMThis week's crop of critical reads from around the web, along with commentary by EPM senior editors. This week: Forbes' top ten deadliest hazards for your hospital. Plus, a cute dog treks across town to find her owner in a hospital.

opioid rmPractical strategies for handling chronic pain and opioid/heroin abuse when they come to a head in the emergency department

VA rmIf you’re an emergency physician, you could be forgiven for seeing the beleaguered Veteran’s Administration as a second-tier place to work. To get a look behind the negative headlines, EPM editor-in-chief Judith Tintinalli talked to two emergency physicians who transitioned into VA hospital emergency medicine.

Crashcart RMThis week's crop of critical reads from around the web, along with commentary by EPM senior editors. This week: This week: The influenza policy discussion continues as the verdict is out on the death of swine flu victim Chela Butler. Plus, is Apple going to expand their empire into the medical market?

by the numbers rmThe US Dept. of Veterans Affairs employs over 14,000 physicians. While there are no specific data on how many of these doctors are emergency physicians, there seems to be a critical shortage.

change rmTransitioning to the VA meant a new patient population and new bureaucracy... yet the end result was unexpectedly satisfying

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