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Aug 17, 2017

WASHINGTON — Minors (patients who are under 18 years of age) frequently visit emergency departments for evaluation and treatment without parents or guardians, which can lead to legal and ethical...

Aug 17, 2017

As much of the nation prepares for Monday's extremely rare solar eclipse, some emergency physicians say that this natural phenomenon could lead to a temporary surge in emergency visits at points...

Aug 10, 2017

Emergency physicians in Michigan propose a new health care delivery model for rural populations that depends on a partnership between emergency medicine and primary care and seeks to reverse the...

Jul 28, 2017

In response to last night's vote in the U.S. Senate, which failed to repeal the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), the president of the American College of Emergency Physicians...

Jul 26, 2017

The American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) today issued a statement, saying that now that the U.S. Senate is debating a health care replacement bill, it must include provisions to protect...

Jul 19, 2017

The average interval between a call to 911 and arrival on the scene of emergency medical services (EMS) is 7 minutes in the United States, but patients in rural areas wait as long as 30 minutes...

Jul 12, 2017

The American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) has named Laura Wooster, MPH, as its new associate executive director for public affairs, heading ACEP's Washington, DC office, and replacing...

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