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

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

Nurse Overload: The Risks to Employee and Patient

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Written By:   Beth Boynton RN, MS & Doug Hall   The secret is out. The illusion is exposed. The truth is known:  “Hospitals are dangerous places.” Healthcare workers have known this for a long time and tried to tell friends … Continued

Physician Ownership of Healthcare Facilities

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Written By:   Keith Smith MD Congratulations to Dr. Higgins and his colleagues on the launch of their website and Journal. Prior to launching our website, we knew that outpatient surgery centers in general (and ours in particular) provided higher quality … Continued

Transparency & Free Market Healthcare in the Face of the Affordable Care Act

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Written By:   J. Wayne Kempton As consumers, we expect to know the value of the things we buy. Before setting out to make major purchases, we scan the landscape of advertisements and consumer reviews. We look for quality products … Continued

The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Owning a Free-Standing Emergency Room

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Objective The objective of this guide is to briefly outline steps and resources required for opening a Free-Standing Emergency Room. This new facility type has many different names such as Satellite ER, Free-Standing Emergency Department, Free-Standing Center, Freestanding Emergency Facility, … Continued

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