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Death toll 62% higher when LCMs used -- high fatality mass shootings at a higher rate in non-ban states whether or not an LCM is used. Just some of the stark statistics in this report that bring this
It is clear from this study that frequent ED users are a population with many interdisciplinary needs, and integrated data systems can help identify needs that might be otherwise obscured when focusin
A look at California's efforts to take on the "Oh no!" of OON (out-of-network) provider bills who delivered care at an INN (in-network) facility. The solution changed negotiations between docs and ins
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.
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?
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