Browsing: Health Policy

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Social determinants of health are an important and well-documented driver of health care utilization and outcomes - so important, in fact, that there's a class of ICD codes specifically for it. Are yo
The EMRA and ACEP Health Policy Academy is a highly selective, year-long program that trains you to become a policy advocate in emergency medicine. It’s designed to give passionate residents like you
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Improving a physician's ability to manage electronic health records might improve not only the physician's workday, but also the patient's satisfaction. How is policy helping (or hindering) this? The
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The pediatric emergency department is a unique setting in which educational interventions can reach a wide variety of people. The Health Policy Journal Club examines a study conducted to gauge the eff
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Physician reimbursement has been one of the most volatile areas of advocacy this year. Graduating EM residents need to know the basics in order to navigate contracts and practice effectively.
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Policies that are helping improve the transparency of hospital bills are also shining a light on why self-paying patients might go out of their way to avoid the nearest medical care. Take a closer loo
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Hospitals get penalized when patients are readmitted, Medicare's Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program, or HRRP. A plan to take social determinants of health into account is meant to make sure penal
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The EMRA and ACEP Health Policy Academy is a highly selective year-long academy that trains you to be a policy advocate in emergency medicine. It’s designed to give passionate residents like you the o
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The EMRA and ACEP Health Policy Academy is a highly selective year-long academy that trains you to be a policy advocate in emergency medicine. It’s designed to give passionate residents like you the o
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The EMRA and ACEP Health Policy Academy is a highly selective year-long academy that trains you to be a policy advocate in emergency medicine. It’s designed to give passionate residents like you the o