American College of Emergency Physicians | News Room - Journalism Awards of Excellence for Coverage of Emergency Medicine Issues

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Award Winners - 2011

Newspaper
The New York Times
Lizette Alvarez for Life and Death, Stat!

Magazine
Slate.com
Joanne Kenen for We Can't Save You.

Internet
HealthLeaders Media
John Commins and Cheryl Clark for series of articles:

  • Emergency Physicians Raise Alarm on ED Financial Stress, Closures
  • Hospital Leaders Give Strategies to Remove ED Bottlenecks
  • Emergency Rooms and Docs Brace Themselves for Newly Insured
  • Emergency Docs Say BlueCross BlueShield Is Wrong about Unnecessary ED Visits
  • ACEP Calls for Halt to ED Boarding
  • ACEP Critical of CDC Report on ED Use
  • ED Visits Up 23% in 10 Years, and Longer Waits for Emergency Care Coming, Physicians Say

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Associated Press
Carla Johnson for Heath Overall May Mean Longer ER Waits and Illinois’ Most Crowded ER Struggles to Improve