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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
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
The need for innovation in emergency medicine (EM) has never been greater. The pandemic has strained physical and emotional resources and exposed the fragility of volume-based, fee-for-service reimbur
Nonprofit hospitals netted $24.6 billion in tax exemptions in 2011; by 2017, these hospitals had accumulated higher net income than for-profit institutions. Their charity care, however, has not kept p
With patients and physicians becoming more familiar and dependent on the option of telehealth, it seems likely it will be here to stay in some form, even after the pandemic.
Medicaid expansion offered healthcare to more people. Did it also lead to longer wait times for those seeking care in the emergency department?
Emergency physicians treat everyone, regardless of social position, race, ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual identity, or abilities. However, are we treating everyone equally?