Institute of Medicine Report on Emergency Medicine
:Jul 1, 2006
Recommendations for saving national EMS and Emergency Department services from impending collapse.
Misidentification Of Dead Girl Shows Need For Better Procedures
:Jun 6, 2006
One family buried their daughter, but she turned out to be alive. A second family kept a vigil over their daughter, who was actually laying in another person's grave. One can only imagine the sheer agony each family went through only to discover the truth weeks later.
Large Metro Area Slashes Diversion By 74%
:Mar 19, 2006
Study shows Sacramento regional approach shows immediate improvement for all participants.
SAMPLE COUNTY EMS COUNCIL DIVERSION POLICY
:Jan 24, 2006
Sample EMS diversion policy language that is intended to be functionally feasible and in compliance with EMTALA standards for hospitals.
DHS Warns About Emergency Planning For Vulnerability
:Jan 23, 2006
As part of their critical infrastructure protection (CIP) practices, the EMR-ISAC encourages Emergency Services Sector (ESS) departments and agencies to implement Operations Security.
MedLaw.com E-Bulletin January 4, 2006
:Jan 4, 2006
In recent months, I have been receiving complaints and questions from readers about growing problems of ambulances being forced to wait for hours to get anyone in the ED to look at their patients or move them to beds or gurneys.
Ambulance Rate Inflation Adjustment Notice 11/25/05
:Nov 28, 2005
This notice does not change policy, but merely applies the update methods specified in the statute and regulations.