Tag archive for ‘Emergency Department’
By On Saturday, January 23rd, 2016

Trauma team members face risk of ‘compassion fatigue’ and burnout

Trauma team members are at risk of compassion fatigue and burnout syndrome, as supported by the new research by Gina M. Berg, PhD, MBA, of University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita and colleagues. Authors More...

By and On Wednesday, January 6th, 2016

Cleveland Pressures Hospitals To Keep ERs Open To All Ambulances

KHN — When East Cleveland’s emergency medical squad gets called to treat a man with a severe nosebleed, it’s a pretty run-of-the-mill case. The patient walks woozily out to the ambulance from a tan house More...

By and On Wednesday, December 23rd, 2015

ER Doctors Say Federal Rules Could Raise Patients’ Out-Of-Network Bills

KHN — Two professional organizations representing emergency doctors warn that a new federal rule could lead to higher out-of-pocket costs for consumers when they need emergency care outside their health plan’s More...

By and On Tuesday, December 15th, 2015

Many Hospitals Neglect Practices To Combat ER Overcrowding, Study Finds

Kaiser Health News — Crowded emergency departments have been vexing patients and hospital staff for years as consumers have increasingly sought care there. But a new study finds that many of the busiest facilities More...

By On Monday, July 20th, 2015

Are ER nurses suffering from death anxiety?

Hospital leaders know that nurses are at high risk for job-related stress, which often leads to physical and mental conditions like fatigue or depression. As a result of their job burnout, they often become disengaged More...

By and On Tuesday, June 16th, 2015

Where ICD-10 May Hit Hospital Finances Hardest

Hospitals are already expecting the transition to ICD-10 to impact their revenue, but one area could be hit especially hard — emergency rooms.  More...

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