High-profile death throws spotlight on error reports
- Health officials prosecute 'maliciously'. // Food Manufacture;Oct2001, Vol. 76 Issue 10, p6
Focuses on the issue of health officials ignoring government rules aimed at preventing unnecessary and malicious prosecutions of food firms. Failure of health officials to meet the requirements of the Concordat on Good Enforcement; Lack of understanding on microbiology and the relationship...
- Hospital says, 'Quick emergency care, or dinner's on us' Bonura, Chris // New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008);03/05/2001, Vol. 21 Issue 37, p4
Focuses on the emergency room services provided by St. Charles General Hospital owned by Tenet HealthSystem in New Orleans, Louisiana. Importance of good hospital customer services; Average waiting time to see a physician in emergency rooms; Advertisement campaigns of the hospital.
- Cultural differences raise consent issues in multinational research. // IRB Advisor;Feb2008, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p13
The article focuses on a project which aimed to collaborate with health officials in China and Tibet on a randomized clinical trial comparing the benefits of a traditional Tibetan drug with a biomedical drug to control postpartum hemorrhage. The project was establish to compare a Tibetan...
- Patients in ED reduced by one third via screening non-emergency cases. Parker, Che // AHA News;11/11/2002, Vol. 38 Issue 44, p1
Presents the results of a study that investigated patient cases in U.S. hospital emergency departments (ED). Background on the use of detailed screening criteria in identifying the needs of patients admitted in ED; Primary mission of ED; Symptoms related to adult ED visits; Information on the...
- ERs should add social-services centers, doc says. Levenson, Deborah // AHA News;03/08/99, Vol. 35 Issue 9, p6
Reports that the United States hospitals were being urged to establish social-services centers in their emergency departments for patients. Comments from Linda Magno, American Hospital Association (AHA) managing director for policy, on the proposal.
- Effectiveness of Nonemergency Car Via an Emergency Room. Brook, Robert H.; Berg, Morris H.; Schecter, Philip A. // Annals of Internal Medicine;Mar73, Vol. 78 Issue 3, p333
Presents a study which evaluated the care received patients with gastrointestinal symptoms and referred for X rays in order to describe and analyze the difficulties inherent in delivering quality emergency room care to patients with non-emergency problems. Problems of the U.S. health care...
- Making the ED waiting game a little easier to play. Sahnd, Sandy; Hurley, Mary Lou // RN;Jan91, Vol. 54 Issue 1, p19
Deals with the significance and effectivity of a liaison officer at the emergency department of a hospital to keep in touch with waiting patients. Responsibilities of a liaison officer; Survey conducted on the effectivity.
- Chapter 709: Expanding Access to Prescription Medication for Indigent Patients. Iler, Amanda // McGeorge Law Review;Jul2013, Vol. 44 Issue 3, p712
The article offers information on the Chapter 709 of the California legislature, which increases indigent patients' access to medication, his county participation, and its impact to the environment. It informs that Chapter 709 allows establishment of the drug repository and redistribution...
- Case Management Model: Emergency Department. Loadman, Gail P.; Kiehl III, Samuel J. // Outpatient Case Management;1994, p153
Describes the payer and clinical models of case management for emergency care. Difference from health maintenance organization (HMO) emergency care; Advantages of emergency department-HMO partnerships; Application of practice guidelines in emergency care.