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The encouraging findings from this study? Medicaid expansion was successful in that repeat users shifted their ED use toward higher acuity conditions – that is, conditions for which EDs were designed.
Segregation in America was abolished on paper decades ago. But does it exist in practice?
The ACA accomplished a goal of fewer uninsured patients and less of a need for inpatient care, but the emergency room kept as busy as ever.
Will freestanding EDs truly improve access to medical care for underserved populations? A geospatial analysis comparing FSEDs to the nearest public transport station casts doubt.
Regardless of where you are in your medical training or your level of experience with advocacy, know that you have a unique insight to some of the most fundamental issues in your community. You have a
An elegantly simple proposal, the Acute Unscheduled Care Model, attempts to put emergency physicians back in the driver's seat of care while illustrating value within the health care delivery system.
Over the past 20 years, public payers like Medicare and Medicaid have not kept pace with providers' expectations.
How much could we improve care if Medicaid addressed social determinants of health?
The Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act was meant to ensure emergency care for all. While it has provided that type of safety net, some unintended consequences have not been as positive.
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