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In Case You Missed It: Week of July 11, 2014

Posted on Fri, Jul 11, 2014

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

10 Tips for Success in the E.R. from Someone Who's Been There. Adam Corley, M.D. is the VP of EmCare's West Division. This year marks Dr. Corley's 10th year of employment with EmCare. To commemorate this milestone, Dr. Corley shared the most important pieces of wisdom he's learned in his 10 years at EmCare. Read his tips here.

EmCare South's Divisional Director of Clinical Services, Ginger Wirth is toeing the line when it comes to kiosk technology in the healthcare setting. Read her thoughtful article to learn why.

Long Waits for Doctors' Appointments Have Become the Norm in Emergency Rooms Across the Country. This article from NYTimes.com includes an insightful graphic of average wait times in 15 metropolitan areas. Watch Dr. Kirk Jensen's ACEP presentation below to learn practical tips to improve patients' emergency room experience.
 



Firing Highlights Importance of Social Media Discretion. "Katie Duke was fired from her job as a nurse at New York Presbyterian Hospital after posting" >> continue to FierceHealthcare.com.

Nurses, emergency department workers often targets of violence. "The number of violent incidents involving hospital workers jumped >> continue to FierceHealthcare.com.

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