In a recent webinar hosted by EDPMA, Dr. Yogin Patel shared his observations regarding evaluating the consumer mindset as it influences the healthcare marketplace. In that context, the COVID-19 pandemic has pushed forth various changes that may have longer-term implications. Dr. Patel finds the opportunities opening up to be an inspiration for growth.
In honor of National Emergency Medicine Residents’ Appreciation Day, ApolloMD is pleased to announce the 4th Annual ApolloMD Emergency Medicine Scholarship for Residents is now open to applicants.
Over the last several years, an increasing number of hospitals are contracting with physician service groups to provide coverage for their emergency departments versus employing physicians on their own
Change is the one thing that remains constant in the healthcare industry. Expectantly, the last decade proved healthcare is one of the most important social and economic issues for the United States. As we enter a new decade, we can expect for this to become even more significant as the industry continues to evolve.
Busy days and long shifts in the emergency department (ED) not only present challenges from a clinical perspective but also from a personal standpoint for some clinicians. Finding time for a quick, healthy meal during each shift is difficult and can be potentially detrimental.
It’s 4:00 a.m. Your eyes are heavy. The lights in the emergency department (ED) are overly bright and it’s really cold. Physicians, APCs and nurses shuffle up and down the hall, everyone moving as quickly as possible. Monitors beep from all around the department. Just as soon as one stops, another monitor starts. Team members are in one patient room then out. Now, on to the next.
EMS personnel play a critical role in the medical trauma experience. From being the first on the scene of an accident to rushing through the emergency department (ED) doors