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Emergency Department To An Urgent Care Facility

Emergency Department; Somerville Hospital’s emergency department is closing. An urgent care clinic will replace it. Cambridge Health Alliance’s board of trustees voted Tuesday to approve a plan that includes converting the Somerville Emergency Department to an urgent care facility. The clinic is expected to open in spring 2020. The hospital made national news in 2016…

Mental Health Emergencies

Mental Health Emergencies Based On The Patients’ Insurance Type

Mental Health Emergencies; A national study finds children without insurance who seek treatment for a mental health disorder in the emergency department (ED) are more likely than those with private insurance to be transferred to another hospital. The study, conducted by researchers at UC Davis Children’s Hospital and the UC Davis Department of Psychiatry; so…

Full Time Member Of The Emergency Physician Group

Full Time Member Of The Emergency Physician Group

Emergency physician; First-year UBC emergency medicine residents Daniel Ting and Jared Baylis were on call at Kelowna General Hospital in 2014 when a tour bus carrying 56 tourists crashed on the Coquihalla Highway. “In that time of crisis and high stress, teams can either come together or break apart. I remember how our hospital really…

Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Pediatric Emergency Medicine Satisfaction in Compassion Fatigue

Pediatric emergency medicine (PEM) physicians are at risk for developing compassion fatigue (CF), burnout (BO), and low compassion satisfaction (CS), but proactive awareness of these phenomena and their predictors may allow providers to better manage the unique challenges and emotional stressors of the pediatric ED to enhance personal well-being and professional performance. Pediatric emergency medicine…

App Based Ridehailing Services Linked To Traffic Deaths

App Based Ridehailing Services Linked To Traffic Deaths

While the era of app based ridehailing services, such as Uber and Lyft, has been credited with keeping more impaired drivers off the road, increasing job opportunities and offering new levels of convenience, it is also linked with more congestion and traffic deaths. The arrival of ridehailing is associated with an increase of approximately 3%…

People Concussion

People Diagnosed With A Concussion Have Higher Risk

People Concussion; A crash on your bike or a fall from a ladder in your home can easily cause a concussion; which eventually can cost your job especially if you are in your thirties, and have a higher education. These are some of the findings in a large new register base data research study; so…

Dementia Patients

Dementia Patients With Depression Will Visit Emergency Room

Dementia patients may go to the emergency room more often when their caregivers are depressed, a recent study suggests. Researchers observed 663 dementia patients and their family caregivers typically spouses, domestic partners or other relatives for six months. At the start of the study, 84 caregivers, or almost 13%, had depression. Caregiver depression was with…

Emergency Care situations, patients should never have to bear the burden

Emergency Care Patients Never Bear The Burden

Emergency Care; Speaking at a press event last spring in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, President Donald Trump vowed to tackle a problem that plagues emergency-room patients across the United States: surprise medical bills. In emergency care situations, patients never have to bear the burden of out-of-network costs they didn’t agree to pay,…

Emergency Departments

Emergency Departments Constantly Deal With Narcotics

Emergency Departments; Emergency room also call as emergency department. However, unlike so many “departments” in the world, the emergency department has almost too many purposes, duties and mandates to number. In the process of being the underfund safety net for American health care it has also become a place of remarkable danger, where medical and nursing…

Emergency Room

Emergency Room Used To Treat Minor Injuries

Emergency Room; This incident in Fourth of July weekend rolls around every year and so are the opportunities to injure oneself. Doctors who have worked in the emergency room during the holiday weekend told ABC News that they often see the same types of incidents every Independence Day, including sunburns, poison ivy rashes, underage drinking and…

Health Emergency that threatens the health, safety, and well-being of millions of Americans

Health Emergency And Work Across Government Agencies

Health Emergency; A total of 74 medical and public health groups issued a call to action against climate change last week, describing it as a public health emergency that threatens the health, safety, and well-being of millions of Americans. Climate change was also describe as a major health opportunity to deliver immediate and sustain health benefits…

Road Accident victim Vincent

Road Accident That Not Keep Alive Artificially

Road Accident; In this study doctors are removing life support from paralyse road accident victim Vincent Lambert on Tuesday, in what could be the final act in a hugely controversial right-to-die case that has drawn in Pope Francis. The main doctor treating Lambert, Vincent Sanchez, inform his family by email that he intend to start…