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Suicide is a leading cause of death in the United States. An analysis shows that Medicaid expansion can help avert suicide by overcoming financial barriers to mental health care.
Suicide is a leading cause of death in the United States. An analysis shows that Medicaid expansion can help avert suicide by overcoming financial barriers to mental health care.
Opioid overdose deaths continue to trend upward. Multiple efforts have attempted to address this epidemic, including naloxone access. Is anything making an impact on drug use disorder deaths?
Statistics show employers are placing an undue burden on the health care system by using draconian HR practices. Paid sick leave is a simple, albeit politically challenging, policy change that could s
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.
Studies are showing that Medicaid expansion - and its resulting increased access to primary care - could help alleviate emergency department crowding and ensure the department is able to focus on pati
Insurance companies are penalizing emergency department patients whose conditions ultimately don't turn out to be true emergencies - and evidence shows the algorithms using ICD codes to retrospectivel
A new study shows how firearm restrictions reduce the deaths of pregnant women and new mothers. The Health Policy Journal Club highlights what that can mean for emergency medicine.
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