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Sepsis Awareness

September 5, 2017

Sepsis AwarenessIn recent years, Sepsis, the No. 1 cause of inpatient mortality, has become a primary focus for emergency departments across the country. Whether rapid identification of patients, treatment, or implementing the best practices, emergency department physicians, nurses and staff have spent... read more

Provider Job Search – How Can Your Spouse Help?

August 24, 2017

Provider Job Search – How Can Your Spouse Help?Between busy schedules, long clinical hours, staying organized with emails, networking with recruiters and sending out applications, the job search process quickly becomes a job in itself.  As you submit applications, staying prompt, professional and... read more

EM Subsidy – What you are paying for?

August 8, 2017

EM Subsidy – What you are paying for?As healthcare costs continue to skyrocket, hospitals and health systems nationwide are looking to outsource their emergency department (ED) services. Many of the groups being utilized are approaching hospital administrators with demands for increased subsidies... read more

Prepping for the Future – A Timeline for Residents

July 19, 2017

Prepping for the Future – A Timeline for ResidentsKnowing what needs to be done to prepare for the job market and when each task should be completed can become overwhelming. For some residents, this is part of what keeps them pushing the process further away. With long, rigorous clinical hours,... read more

Supporting Your Hospital’s Most Strategic Asset

July 6, 2017

Supporting Your Hospital’s Most Strategic Asset Emergency Department Management   Each year approximately 130 million patients visit Emergency Departments across the United States, making the ED the key patient access point for most hospitals[1]. Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, the ED sees everything... read more

Looking Beyond the Salary

June 22, 2017

Looking Beyond the SalaryThe Ultimate EM Physician Interview Guide Preparing for your first job interview can be an exciting, but also nerve racking time. While most put a lot of thought into how to answer the interview questions, an equal amount of thought should also be placed into which questions... read more

Utilizing a Rapid Treatment Area

June 15, 2017

Utilizing a Rapid Treatment AreaWhen space in the Emergency Department is limited, identifying a Rapid Treatment Area (RTA) could solve a plethora of issues – decreasing wait times, waiting room decompression, efficient assessment of patients and overall patient satisfaction. Working in conjunction... read more

Recruiting and Retaining Quality Providers

June 5, 2017

Recruiting and Retaining Quality ProvidersIn the ED, and most other hospital departments, a solid team of providers is essential for departmental success. Recruiting top-quality providers is not only the key to building a solid team, but also maintaining it. Lack of a solid provider group not only... read more

Hospital Metrics Matter | Tips for Maximizing Reimbursement

May 24, 2017

Hospital Metrics Matter – Tips for Maximizing ReimbursementTracking performance is a way of life for those in the healthcare industry. With so much regulation and with the constantly changing landscape of priorities for industry leaders, it’s important to understand which metrics matter most... read more