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The effects of COVID-19 on the health care system continue to evolve. While patients stayed away during lockdown, they are now flooding emergency departments with more acute illnesses due to lack of p
COVID-19 vaccine campaigns saved lives and reduced the number and severity of COVID cases in the United States. What did this mean to the business of health care? Significant cost savings.
Although post COVID-19 fatigue and weakness are common and often benign complaints, high suspicion for Guillain-Barré syndrome should be upheld when evaluating patients, as there have been numerous ca
The COVID-19 pandemic significantly lowered ED patient volumes, resulting in decreased hours for emergency physicians and a difficult job market. Could the current fee-for-service reimbursement model
Social EMpathy is a working group of medical students, residents, and faculty interested in social emergency medicine working together to organize initiatives in social EM topics. As part of Social E
Emergency physicians have watched with excitement the rapid development of COVID-19 vaccines. However, while we were watching the rapid scientific development, there was a concurrent wave of misguided
With patients and physicians becoming more familiar and dependent on the option of telehealth, it seems likely it will be here to stay in some form, even after the pandemic.
Every April, the HHS Office of Minority Health (OMH) observes National Minority Health Month to highlight the importance of improving the health of racial and ethnic minorities and reducing health dis
Supply chain disruption during the COVID-19 pandemic forced healthcare systems to look for alternative ways to meet dramatically increased demand for personal protective equipment. This paper outlines