Jared Ditkowsky, MD

EMRA Administration & Operations Committee Assistant Vice Chair, 2020-2021 

Residency: Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Medical school: SUNY Downstate

The emergency department observation unit (EDOU) is a specialized unit designed for efficient, ongoing medical treatment, assessment, and reassessment of patients before the decision can be made to di
Prehospital imaging modalities have the potential to change the way we deliver prehospital care. However, the cost effectiveness of equipping EMS with portable imaging modalities has yet to be seen.
Every year in the United States, approximately 500,000 patients request to be discharged against medical advice. This can lead to poor outcomes for the patient, ethical turmoil for the physician, and
Emergency departments across the United States have been plagued with overcrowding. In 2006 the U.S. Institute of Medicine declared crowding a national epidemic. Despite well-documented detrimental ef
Telemedicine may have the potential to modulate health care utilization and costs on a grand scale. The application of telemedicine is being explored as an alternative way of delivering care without i
Nearly every aspect of patient care — from triage to discharge, from documentation to intubation — has been revised in an effort to streamline care of COVID-19 patients. Concerns around minimizing pro
Surprise billing has the potential to bruise the patient-physician relationship, harm patients' health, and lead to downstream problems in health care. This complex issue matters more now than ever.
We're pleased to introduce Jared Ditkowsky, MD, assistant vice chair of the EMRA Admin & Ops Committee, 2020-2021.
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