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Although burnout and mental health challenges can be driven by a multitude of diverse triggers, this crisis among healthcare providers needs to be assessed on various organizational levels to develop
Health Policy Journal Club: ED Visits Rise After Medicaid Expansion October 2017 More insured Americans under ACA results in more emergency department visits Does having health insurance make people
Affordable Care Act vs. American Health Care Act A Comparison of Central Principles The elections of November 2016, which left the Republican Party in control of Congress and the Executive Branch, ha
Weeding through the Effects of Marijuana Legalization Legalization of marijuana has become a heated topic in the United States as 8 states and Washington, D.C., have legalized it for recreational use
In This State House: Life as a Physician in the Legislature There I was, sitting in Starbucks with a recently elected state representative. As a new healthy policy fellow and emergency physician, I w
Affordable Care Act: 5 Years Later Are We There Yet? Just 5 years ago, millions of Americans entered a new era of health care. The Affordable Care Act (ACA) was born and sold as the solution for impr
Is the Sky Falling? The past year saw a flurry of activity in the world of health policy, with movement in the regulatory and legislative realms on multiple fronts. For emergency medicine physicians,
IT in the Emergency Environment: Emergency Health Care Goes HITECH Emergency Health Care and the Stimulus Package In 2009, President Barack Obama signed the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (AR
Creating Safe Harbors: Rethinking Tort Reform More than 75% of physicians will face a medical malpractice claim over the course of their career.1 This experience is often emotionally and financially