Does the Conversion of Critical Access Hospitals into Freestanding Emergency Departments Represent a Financially Viable Way to Maintain Rural Access to Emergency Care?

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Written by:    John Dayton, MD, FACEP, FAAEM                        Henry Higgins, MD   Introduction When compared to urban centers, rural communities struggle with increased health problems, lower average income, and … Continued

History of Utah’s South Jordan Health Center and Free-Standing Emergency Department in South Jordan, Utah

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3/9/2014 Written by: John R. Dayton, MD, FACEP, FAAEM and Erik D. Barton, MD, MS, MBA, FACEP, FAAEM   Keywords: Free-Standing ER, Free-Standing Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Utah, South Jordan Health Center (SJHC), University of Utah, ACA, ACO, ACEP, CMS, … Continued

What is a Free-Standing ER?

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Objective This guide is intended to describe a new healthcare delivery facility called the “Free-Standing ER”. Free-Standing ERs are so new that they have many different names including: Satellite ERs, Freestanding Emergency Centers, FECs, FSEDs, and remote ERs. The name … Continued

Integrating the Free-Standing Emergency Room as a Valued Component of the Regional EMS System

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Written by:    Michael S. Wallace, BSHS, CCPM   Incorporating a free-standing emergency room into any community is challenging.   Effects to local hospitals, urgent cares, physician offices and their referral patterns must be considered.  Comparatively, integrating a stand-alone facility, as … Continued

Cybersecurity and the Emergency Physician

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3/9/2014 Written by: Mike Ahmadi, CISSP Keywords: Free-Standing ER, FreeStanding Emergency Center, FEC, FSED, Satellite ER, Emergency Medicine, Emergency Department, IT, Security, Weaponized Medical Devices, Cyber Pathogens, Terrorism, Cybersecurity Attack,  Wireless Interface, Implantable Defibrillators,  Deep Brain Stimulators, Morphine Pumps, Infusion … Continued

Pathophysiology, Diagnosis & Treatment of Scromboid Fish Poisoning

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Written by:    George Schroeder MD, MS, FACEP, FAAUCM Clinical Assistant                       Professor of Emergency Medicine UCF College of Medicine, Orlando, Florida   Pathophysiology Scombroid ichthyotoxicosis or Scombroid fish poisoning … Continued

ER 2030: The Future of Emergency Medicine?

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Written by:    David Adinaro MD, FACEP, Chief – Adult Emergency Medicine                        Greater NYC Area Medical Practice   “If only I had a crystal ball…” I don’t. So I … Continued

Pharmacist’s Corner

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Written by:    Tom Yavoski, R.Ph                       Clinic Rx Partners                       Consult.yavo@yahoo.com   I have learned one really important thing … Continued

Imagining the Ideal Organization in Healthcare

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Written by:    Jim Murphy & Beth Boynton RN, MS   Part I: Six Attributes From: The June 2013 Harvard Business Review What would the ideal organization to work for look like in healthcare?  Just to pose the question may feel … Continued

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