Scrubs —- check. Stethoscope — check. Body camera — check.
This week's crop of critical reads from around the web, along with commentary by EPM senior editors. This week: Smart syringes that break after one use are being adopted into practice worldwide. Plus, a survey on whether facility renovation affects patient satisfaction.
Systemic ED violence highlights the need for increased training and legal protection
No available ortho call? With a brief refresher, that shouldn’t be a problem in the ED
Is 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.
It’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.
Medical M&A expert Jeff Swearingen unpacks TeamHealth’s recent purchase of Premier
This 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.
This 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.
Practical strategies for handling chronic pain and opioid/heroin abuse when they come to a head in the emergency department