Citations with the tag: EMERGENCY medical services
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- EMS Week activities announced.
// Fire Engineering; May2000, Vol. 153 Issue 5, p40
No abstract available.
- Homicide ruling in ED may have chilling effect.
// Healthcare Risk Management; Apr2007, Vol. 29 Issue 4, p43
Local authorities have ruled a patient's death in a hospital emergency department a homicide because of a long wait for treatment. Although no criminal charges followed the ruling, it still might have a significant impact on health care workers. � The homicide ruling could interfere with risk...
- Work with physicians to improve ED call coverage, avoid shortages.
// Healthcare Risk Management; Jul2008, Vol. 30 Issue 7, preceding p74
The article focuses on the issues concerning the responsibilities of physicians in taking emergency department (ED) call coverage in the U.S.
- Comfort Pack reduces anxiety, improves care.
// Hospital Home Health; Aug2008, Vol. 25 Issue 8, p92
The article reports on the development of an emergency pack medication by the staff at Hospice of the Hills in Rapid City, South Dakota, designed to treat the most common symptoms for emergency care like nausea and vomiting, anxiety, agitation, pain, and excess secretions.
- Matching nurses, skill sets spells ED success.
// Hospital Peer Review; Jan2009, Vol. 34 Issue 1, p10
The article focuses on EDstat, a new eight-bed area that was added to the emergency department at Reston Hospital Center in Virginia.
- "Emergency Services: The Next Generation".
// Techniques: Connecting Education & Careers; Sep2006, Vol. 81 Issue 6, p47
An excerpt from an article on careers in emergency services published in the July 14, 2006 issue of the "Redland Daily Facts" publication is presented.
- NPSTC SEEKS VOLUNTEERS.
// Urgent Communications; Jun2011, Vol. 29 Issue 6, p10
The article reports on the U.S. National Public Safety Telecommunications Council's (NPSTC) requirement for volunteers to be assigned for broadband projects including developing standards for non-voice emergency services (NOVES).
- Costs skyrocket for non-emergency care.
Gearon, Christopher J. // AHA News; 1/9/95, Vol. 31 Issue 2, p3
Reports on the level of unnecessary emergency department care cost for 1993 in the United States, according to two California health researchers. Authors of the research; Comparison of rates between visits to emergency and non-emergency providers.
- Emergency-department visits (in millions).
Gearon, Christopher J. // AHA News; 1/29/96, Vol. 32 Issue 4, p2
Reports on the number of emergency-department visits in hospitals in the United States from October 1994 to September 1995.
- AZ Medicaid program appeals court's decision.
Gearon, Christopher J. // AHA News; 10/21/96, Vol. 32 Issue 42, p5
Reports that lawyers representing Arizona's Medicaid program has appealed a state court to reconsider its ruling against the program's emergency-department payment system.
- When and how to use emergency medical services.
Gearon, Christopher J. // Orange County Business Journal; 3/10/97, Vol. 20 Issue 10, pA-15
Presents advice from the American College of Emergency Physicians on the preparation and utilization of emergency medical services. Importance of discussing symptoms with the doctor; Correct time to request an ambulance; Factors which should be considered when transporting a sick person.
- Urgent care facilities.
Truong, Tommy T. // Business Journal Serving Fresno & the Central San Joaquin Valley; 06/01/98 Supplement 98 Book of List, Issue 322310, p49
Lists the top urgent care facilities in the Central San Joaquin Valley in California as ranked by the average number of patients seen per day in 1996. Includes Fresno Community Medical Center; Kaiser Permanente Adult Urgent Care; San Joaquin Health Center.
- Urgent care facilities.
Truong, Tommy T. // Business Journal Serving Fresno & the Central San Joaquin Valley; 07/27/98, Issue 322334, p20
Lists the largest urgent care facilities in San Joaquin River Valley, California ranked by the average number of patients seen per day in 1997. Number of staff physicians; Area of facility; Hours open to public; Location of headquarters; Year founded locally.
- Defibrillator helps Boston emergency crews get a headstart on heart start.
Truong, Tommy T. // Government Product News; Mar97, Vol. 36 Issue 3, p10
No abstract available.
- Hackley Plans New ER As Patient Volumes Climb.
Sanchez, Mark // Grand Rapids Business Journal; 12/2/2002, Vol. 20 Issue 48, p23
Reports on the plan of Hackley Hospital in Muskegon, Michigan to develop an emergency room to accommodate future of volumes of patients. Average increase in patient visits in the hospital as of December 2, 2002; Factors to which the growth in patient volumes is attributed; Hospitals that have...
- The ultimate `doc-in-a-box'?
E.B. // Medical Update; Oct97, Vol. 21 Issue 4, p3
Reports on the increasing popularity of virtual medical clinics for emergency medical services. Benefits of the virtual clinics; Medical information and services offered by the clinics; Companies offering online medical services.
- Emergency department visits.
E.B. // Public Health Reports; May/Jun94, Vol. 109 Issue 3, p451
Looks at results of the first national survey of hospital emergency departments which found that most visits to hospital emergency departments are not for emergencies. The government as the most frequent source of payment for emergency care.
- Has emergency care become secondary in the ED?
Wolfe, Suzanne // RN; Sep93, Vol. 56 Issue 9, p15
Presents statistics on emergency medical services. Condition of patients visiting the emergency department.
- HIGH-SCHOOL HEROES.
Adams, Jacqueline // Science World; 10/6/2008, Vol. 65 Issue 3, p12
This article features the participation of teenagers in the Darien Emergency Medical Service in Darien, Connecticut.
- BEST system is a medical miracle.
Asbrand, Deborah // InfoWorld; 9/18/95, Vol. 17 Issue 38, p68
Focuses on the use of client/server technology at Boston Emergency Services Team (BEST). Challenge; Off-the-shelf components for affordability; Benefits; Background on the project.
- Rising emergency admissions.
Hobbs, Richard // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition); 1/28/95, Vol. 310 Issue 6974, p207
Editorial. Focuses on the growth in acute admission rates in Great Britain. Lack of data on emergency admissions; Solution to the shortage of beds; Need for research on some basic interventions to meet the needs resulting from the rising emergency admissions.
- Threats and opportunities in accident and emergency.
Smith, Jane // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition); 12/2/95, Vol. 311 Issue 7018, p1456
Reports that the idea that every district general hospital in Great Britain needs an accident and emergency department is being challenged. Staffing crisis in British hospitals; Availability of consultant support; Experiment in the John Radcliffe Hospital; Emergency care provided by general...
- More doctors needed at scene of emergencies.
Warden, John // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition); 8/31/96, Vol. 313 Issue 7056, p509
Reports on the increasing incidence of unattended medical emergencies in Great Britain due to the inadequacy of general practitioners in local ambulance services. Efforts to encourage general practitioners to respond to emergencies outside the hospital; Privileges accorded to emergency doctors;...
- Prehospital emergency care.
Cooke, Matthew; Hodgetts, Tim // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition); 11/16/96, Vol. 313 Issue 7067, p1220
Focuses on prehospital emergency medical services. Demand for the service; Proposal for additional research on the subject; Arguments over the best person to provide care; Establishment of a multidisciplinary faculty of prehospital care and the launching of the periodical `Pre-hospital...
- Alternatives to `999' emergency service sought.
Warden, John // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition); 11/23/96, Vol. 313 Issue 7068, p1283
Reports on the new proposals for upgrading medical emergency services in England. Proposals from a review group headed by Sir Kenneth Calman; Concern that prompted the review group; Initiatives supported by the review group; Vision of the review group; Health secretary Stephen Dorrell's...
- The medical health emergency card.
Weston, L.P.; Lawson, L.A. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition); 02/22/97, Vol. 314 Issue 7080, p532
Editorial. Addresses the reasons for the delay in the widespread implementation of medical health emergency cards. Contradictions in the objectives of different groups; Complaints on the emergency card dealing with mental health patients.
- Rescue squad.
Kelly, Jack // American Heritage; May/Jun96, Vol. 47 Issue 3, p90
Focuses on the development of emergency medical care in the United States. Association of volunteer squads with fire departments; Reasons for joining the emergency squad; Spread of rescue squads. INSET: Saving live, changing lives, by J.K..
- Implementing an emergency medical dispatch team.
Hakes, Holly S. // Fire Engineering; Jul95, Vol. 148 Issue 7, p66
Describes the implementation of an emergency medical dispatch program in Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin. Acquisition of service certification; Development and maintenance of an assurance plan; Creation of a review program; Evaluation of categories; Benefits resulting from evaluating the program.
- Florida County EMS outreach plan places defibrillators on police cars.
Hakes, Holly S. // Fire Engineering; Jan1997, Vol. 150 Issue 1, p36
Reports that Florida's Palm Beach County Fire Rescue (PBCFR) has embarked on a program that would have automatic external defibrillators on police units responding in its jurisdiction. Outreach program that can save additional lives of area residents and visitors; Training for police departments...
- Expanding EMS: Upgrading from BLS to ALS.
Sachs, Gordon M. // Fire Engineering; Jan1997, Vol. 150 Issue 1, p110
Focuses on the expansion from basic life support (BLS) first response service to advanced life support (ALS) first response service provided by fire service personnel. Generating the support of firefighters; Educating customers about emergency medical services; Types of ALS first response...
- GUIDELINES FOR PUBLIC SAFETY DIVERS.
Phillips, Mark // Fire Engineering; Jun2000, Vol. 153 Issue 6, p109
Presents safety guidelines for public service divers. Standard operating procedures; Vicarious liability; Defensive training; Development of standard operating guidelines for a public dive team; Equipment and safety guidelines; Training programs. INSET: Selected Accidents.
- Systems uses computer model to buck the urgent-care trend.
Morrissey, John // Modern Healthcare; 10/10/94, Vol. 24 Issue 41, p48
Features the use of a computer model in the emergency department of the Mary Bridge Children's Hospital and Health Center in Tacoma, Washington. Features of the program; Comment by Ted Walkley, director of emergency services for the MultiCare Health System; Uses of the computer model;...
- Connecting 999 calls.
Reynolds, Melanie // Electronics Weekly; 3/19/2003, Issue 2091, p28
Proposes the need for easy communication between the emergency services in Great Britain. Agreement which the police system entered into with mobile operator O2, for its Airwave offering; Consideration of the fire and ambulance services regarding inter-service communication; Options provided by...
- More urgent-care centers in store for Indianapolis.
Shankle, Greta // Indianapolis Business Journal; 4/10/95, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p32
Reports on the proliferation of urgent-care centers in Indiana. Comparison with emergency room bill in terms of cost and number of hours; Fishers Crossing Immediate's opening of another clinic; Expansion of the Immediate Care Centers; Hospital quality assurance programs; Accreditation of...
- Rural/Metro puts medics on wheels.
Kohout, Cheryl // Inside Tucson Business; 11/04/96, Vol. 6 Issue 32, p1
Reports on the creation of a bike team that will provide emergency medical services in Tucson, Arizona. Saving time in emergency situations; Improving efficiency of medical responses; Purchase of additional bikes; Funding for the project.
- Freestanding urgent care centers in Tucson.
Trower, Tanya // Inside Tucson Business; 08/18/97, Vol. 7 Issue 21, p12B
Ranks freestanding urgent care centers in Tucson, Arizona based on their estimated average number of patients visit per month. Includes contact information; Administrator; Owners.
- The urgent care crunch.
French, Bettina // H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks; 2/20/95, Vol. 69 Issue 4, p34
Discusses how Medicaid managed care programs are utilized during emergency in various states. Evaluation of Medicaid programs in several states; Medicaid budget; Guiding indigent patients to more efficient care; Key to reducing improper use of emergency departments; Efforts to change the...
- Danbury Hospital plans outpatient expansion.
Chuvala, Bob // Fairfield County Business Journal; 3/13/2006, Vol. 45 Issue 11, p1
The article reports on the plans of Danbury Hospital to construct a $44.5 million outpatient facility to free up space in the main buildings of the hospital in Danbury, Connecticut. The new building is designed for projected growth in inpatient admissions from an aging baby boomer population....
- EMERGENCY CARE.
Montague, Jim; Pitman, Hilarie // H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks; 4/20/96, Vol. 70 Issue 8, p14
Reports on a decline in the number of visits to United States hospital emergency rooms. Background information; Implications; Plans and expectations; Contact information.
- What Is A Hospital?
Sarudi, Dagmara // H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks; Oct2000, Vol. 74 Issue 10, p17
Deals with the regulations set by the EMTALA law that require hospitals to establish strict protocols in handling patients with potential emergency conditions at off-campus departments. Terms and conditions in the regulation.
- Researchers question costs of non-urgent emergency department care.
Sarudi, Dagmara // Physician Executive; Jul96, Vol. 22 Issue 7, p4
Reports that the costs of non-urgent care in the emergency department are said to be relatively low. Information from the March 7, 1996 issue of `New England Journal of Medicine.'
- The real "ER"
Dickinson, Rachel // American Demographics; Dec96, Vol. 18 Issue 12, p26
Focuses on the common scenes inside the emergency-room. How emergency departments visits increase with age; How much of emergency room visits are illness related; Symptoms involving the respiratory system comprising the largest share of urgent visits; Ear infections as the largest share of...
- Largest area urgent-care centers.
Youmans, Sabrina // San Diego Business Journal; 1994 Book of Lists, Vol. 14 Issue 52, p122
Lists largest urgent-care centers in San Diego, California as of October 1993 based on the average number of patients seen per day. Hours; Types of services offered; Preventive-medicine services offered; Average walk-in fee; Type of payment accepted; Number of physicians and full-time...
- Days in the life of an emergency physician.
Garvin Jr., John M. // Patient Care; 8/15/1995, Vol. 29 Issue 13, p192
Recounts the experiences, and the accompanying insights, of an emergency physician. Maintaining professional distance; Empathizing with the patient; Therapeutic use of self; Death bed decorum.
- Welsh patients guaranteed a local hospital bed.
Dobson, Roger // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition); 11/15/97, Vol. 315 Issue 7118, p1253
Reports that Welsh health minister Win Griffiths has announced that patients who need emergency medical treatment during winter will be guaranteed a hospital bed. Maintenance of emergency services as the first priority for the National Health Service; Announcement of extra funding; Remarks from...
- Urgent aid, chronic penalties.
Vilks, Timur // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition); 09/12/98, Vol. 317 Issue 7160, p742
Reports on the emergency medical services in Russia, with reference to an individual's working schedule. Number of emergency medical services available in Russia; Individual's experience with an asthma patient while on duty with a colleague.
- Health care growth continues in Hendricks County.
Morrison, Patrick // Indianapolis Business Journal; 5/27/2002, Vol. 23 Issue 11, p11A
Reports the growing hospitals in Danville, Virginia. Expansion of the Hendricks Community Hospital; Assessment on the emergency room visits; Increase on the comfort of patients in hospitals; Conversion of semi-private into private rooms.
- Study: Emergency visits actually declined in '94.
Morrison, Patrick // Health Facilities Management; Jun96, Vol. 9 Issue 6, p10
Reports that the number of emergency department visits decreased in 1994 according to a new study from the American Hospital Association in Chicago, Illinois. Effect of managed care on the overall drop in emergency visits; Decline in the number of visits in the Pacific region; Role of managed...
- Is your staff ready to handle a medical emergency?
Lawrence, Carolyn Z. // Las Vegas Business Press; 6/17/96 Supplement, Vol. 13 Issue 38, p21
Stresses the importance of preparing for a medical emergency. Effective response to a medical emergency; Standards paradigm for developing an emergency response plan; Legal and financial aspects.
- The Angels of Alaska.
Lawrence, Carolyn Z. // Scholastic Choices (Teacher's Edition); Mar2003, Vol. 18 Issue 6, pT2
Profiles teenagers providing emergency medical care to residents of Alaska.