In Case You Missed It: Week of August 29, 2014

Posted on Fri, Aug 29, 2014
In Case You Missed It: Week of August 29, 2014

“In Case You Missed It” is a weekly roundup of popular healthcare headlines.

Adventures of a Floating Physician: Hello from Pennsylvania! Things have been really busy at EmCare’s North division this year.  We have had several new contracts, and an important part of my position as a Regional Float is to help open these contracts and provide much needed transitional staffing.  One of the personal challenges I face is being ... read more

Get to Know our Clinician of the Month: Ginger Wirth: EmCare has more than 10,000 clinicians serving communities across the country and we want to share their stories with you more

The Real Reason We're All Shocked by Robin Williams' Death. The world was stunned this week to learn of the death of one of the most beloved comedians and entertainers of our time. Robin Williams, the talented and versatile actor who entertained us and made us laugh for decades was found dead of an apparent suicide. I think Williams passing stands out more >>

STUDY: Inviting Patients to Read Their Doctors' Notes: A Quasi-experimental Study and a Look Ahead. Read this study in full at 

Have you encountered patients who share their Fitbit data? "Guess what? Doctors don’t care about your Fitbit data" 

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emcareevents300x300.jpg WEBINAR. How Integrated Clinical Services and Technologies are Making Healthcare Work Better. Register now for this webinar presented by Dr. Kirk B. Jensen and Mark Hamm, to discover the benefits of hospital-wide integration. Wednesday, September 17, 2014 | 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM CDT. Register at now!

CAREER. 12 Hospitals. 1 All-Expense Paid Trip. Register Now for EmCare's Hiring Conference! September 25-26. Click here to find out how you can pre-qualify. 

CME Course. Emergency Medicine Mistakes Even Smart Providers Make and How to Avoid Them. Learn basic emergency medicine skills and earn CME credits at the Essential Procedures in Emergency Medicine Simulation Course. Click here for details.

CME Course. 2nd Pediatric Emergency Medicine Simulation Course. This 1-day course focuses on the recognition of subtle and common presentations of kids who can be very ill, and management updates on these conditions. Learn more and RSVP here! 

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