Browsing: Health Policy

There is increasing recognition in the house of medicine that climate change is not just an issue for scientists and politicians, but for our patients.
While hotspotting seems like a promising concept, a study shows that a care-transition program may not be effective in medically complex and socially complex communities.
Despite the dedication of emergency departments to serve anyone, anywhere, anytime, evidence shows unacceptable disparities in the emergency care for patients who are Black, indigenous, and people of
The coronavirus pandemic has laid bare our health care system's vulnerabilities and lack of preparedness. It is imperative that we examine more closely the steps we have taken thus far, and what we ha
Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and TikTok have connected humanity at an unprecedented level, pushing us to remain "plugged in" to social media at all times. This mentality has permeated our driving beh
In the midst of a global pandemic, with worsening COVID-19 case numbers in the United States, the fair and equitable allocation of limited health care resources poses a challenge. How can clinicians p
What makes out of hospital cardiac arrest more survivable? New evidence shows it's the dual dispatch of EMS and Fire teams.
One more reason to pay attention to health policy: Your race or ethnic background may play a role in analyzing whether you receive pain treatment when seeking emergency medical services.
Surprise billing has the potential to bruise the patient-physician relationship, harm patients' health, and lead to downstream problems in health care. This complex issue matters more now than ever.
EM Resident's Editor-in-Chief investigates: When did organizational medicine become a dirty word? When did getting involved in physician administration and advocacy become uncool?