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Emergency Care Billing Provisions for Health Insurance Take Effect September 23rd – Out Of Network Charges No Longer Subje by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Fri 21 May 2010 11:03am In the case of an emergency, you may not have time to consult and see what hospital is in network, depending on what the emergency is.  This has been a huge on going battle for years, and especially felt big time in California, lawsuits over this issue too, and a study showed that one of of every six claims for emergency department care was de ... Read on »
How to Know When your Beloved Pet Needs Emergency Care by Methods of Healing Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Sun 18 Oct 2009 3:15am Humans are not the only ones who may need emergency care at some point in time. Your pets may require it as well. Accidents do happen, so when something happens to your pet, do you know where to turn to for help? What if it is in the middle of the night or away from home? Having an emergency plan in place before you need it is so important for pe ... Read on »
Real Simple Magazine Taps Experts for Emergency Care Advice by Barbara Ficarra Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Thu 05 Mar 2009 6:49am Preparing for Life’s Mishaps by Barbara Ficarra Having this card in your wallet could save your life in an ER When Real Simple Magazine reporter Karen L. Smith contacted me for a story on emergency rooms, I was delighted to help out.  I think it’s important for readers to have the perspective from a nurse on the front line of the ER ... Read on »
Patient-Centered Life-Cycle Value Chain: the Emergency Care link by Steve Beller Doctor of Philosophy Posted Wed 22 Oct 2008 6:27pm In my last post, A Path to Profound Healthcare Transformation, I discussed how our low-value healthcare system is built upon our country’s pathologically mutated form of capitalism. I then described a new direction for transforming the current broken system into a high-value patient-centered system that delivers top quality care and does it eff ... Read on »
Sinai’s ER-7 Pediatric Center: When Your Child Needs Emergency Care by Elizabeth Leis Patient Expert Posted Wed 22 Feb 2012 6:00am It is every parent’s nightmare. Your child is sick, in need of medical attention and the doctor’s office is closed. Your adrenaline is pumping and time is quickly ticking by. Two words come to mind: emergency room. If you live in the Baltimore area, you’re lucky. There is an ER you can count on to provide the very best in high-quality medical car ... Read on »
RCN 2nd live chat Friday 25th January Emergency Care on Twitter by h2cm Posted Tue 22 Jan 2013 2:55pm EMERGENCY CARE is the topic of the RCN’s second live chat on Twitter, taking place this Friday. Is the hospital model of delivering care still fit for purpose? Is the pressure on emergency care services reaching breaking point? What does the future hold? Join @theRCN for a live discussion on Friday between 12.45 and 1.15pm, using #RC ... Read on »
Emergency care protocol benefits stroke and heart attack patients by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted Mon 03 Feb 2014 7:06am A new study has demonstrated that having checklists and better mechanisms for feedback for frontline staff considerably improves the emergency care that people suffering from strokeAny sudden neurological problem caused by a bleed or a clot in a blood vessel. or heart attackThe death of a section of heart ... Read on »
Criticall and Emergency Care Access in Ontario by Merrilee Fullerton Medical Doctor Posted Sun 07 Feb 2010 8:23am One of our regular contributors had posted an informative post on the previous journal entry regarding accessing beds in Ontario hospitals for emergency cases using Criticall, particularly neurosurgical cases. It  indicates a true lack of access in 2010. This is not something new but it is easy to be hoodwinked by the science of studying wait t ... Read on »
Bariatric Emergency Care Chart by Pam Tremble Patient Expert Posted Sun 09 Jan 2011 8:28pm A big thanks to Andrea at WLS Vitagarten for bringing attention to this important document. The WLS community is all a-buzz with links to this chart, and for good reason. The American Society of Bariatric and Metobolic Surgery (ASMBS) has published a chart for use by Emergency Room professionals to help properly diagnose bariatric p ... Read on »
Emergency Care and Personal Medical Information by Dr. Charlotte Thompson Medical Doctor Posted Thu 07 Mar 2013 12:36pm I was talking to a man the other day who told me the tragic account of a young man in his extended family who went into shock after eating something he was allergic to when he was out to lunch with friends. He had always been highly allergic, I was told, but apparently something was in the food he ate he didn't know about. The para-medics we ... Read on »