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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...

Jul 11, 2017

Several recent news stories about the tragic deaths of children using incorrect terms, such as "dry drowning," "delayed drowning," or "secondary drowning," have prompted the nation's emergency...

Jul 10, 2017

An overwhelming number of people — nearly three in four Americans — say that health insurance companies must be required to cover emergency medicine services as part of any health care...

Jul 6, 2017

More than half of elderly patients (age 65 and older) who visited an emergency department because of injuries sustained in a fall suffered adverse events – including additional falls,...

Jun 26, 2017

About a third of people who are 65 years of age and older will be involved in an accidental fall this year that diminishes their quality of life. That number increases the older a person gets....

Jun 23, 2017

The American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) today issued a statement deeply critical of the draft health care legislation introduced yesterday in the Senate, known as the Better Care...

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