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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?
Is it time to stop stigmatizing the emergency department bounce-back? The PolicyRx and EMRA Health Policy Journal Club finds that when a patient returns to the ED within 30 days, the visit may be an i
A new study published in the National Bureau of Economic Research examines private equity's impact on nursing home care, attributing a higher mortality rate to private equity takeover. What are the im
Physical therapy treatment delivered in the emergency department is a relatively novel practice; however, over the past decade it has started to become more common.