Browsing: Health Care Administration

Urgent care centers fill a need in the U.S. healthcare system, providing access to care. But as the Health Policy Journal Club explains, this step in the right direction must be supported by appropria
A decade ago, telehealth seemed like a complicated, inefficient way to deliver care. With advancements in technology and the COVID-19 pandemic, telehealth has grown into a vital tool for emergency med
The Health Policy Journal Club reviews a study that shows an abrupt increase in prescribing opioids to patients when they turn 18 - with a sharper rise during the COVID-19 pandemic. This raises many q
The Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) creates challenges on many levels - not the least of which is ensuring health equity. Do clinicians caring for socially disadvantaged patients receive a
Collaboration between hospice staff and EMS can reduce patient transport to the emergency department, according to a study termed Mobile Integrated Hospice Healthcare.
Emergency department volumes dropped precipitously during the COVID-19 pandemic. This isn't a good thing, as studies are now showing the alarming effects when patients delay or forego healthcare. As v
Does limiting the number of open charts in an electronic medical record reduce medical error? Survey says... no.
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.
Among U.S. hospitals, the proportion of leadership roles occupied by medically trained professionals is decreasing. But it's important to have physicians in administration - so it's important for resi