With emergency visits in the U.S. climbing from 115 million in 2005 to 136.3 million in 2016, industry thought leaders have been exploring innovative ways to impact wait times, over crowding, and patient outcomes in emergency departments.
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With the former administration's policy of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) on the brink of being repealed, the fate of dozens of doctors-in-training has become unclear.
For low-level problems like bronchitis or urinary tract infections, consumers are more likely to go to the emergency department than to a health clinic located less than a 10-minute drive away, a new study suggests.
Children between 2 and 10 years old who showed up at the ER with public insurance were roughly 20 percent less likely to get admitted during these peak times, according to a recent article published by the Washington Post.
While one in three American children is considered overweight or obese, in Napa County the numbers are mind-boggling.
When it comes to ER overcrowding, hospital staff must balance the impossible: mile-high patient demand with a shortage of physicians and resources.
This entry was posted in Public Health on Oct 17, 2016 9:11 AM
Targeting transport infrastructure alone is not enough to counteract the negative impact that rising city populations will have on the health of citizens.
This entry was posted in Public Health on Sep 28, 2016 1:57 PM
Mylan has previously fought against its competitor Teva Pharmaceutical Industries' application to the FDA for approval of its generic EpiPen
This entry was posted in Public Health on Sep 27, 2016 9:05 AM