In Case You Missed It: Week of Oct. 17, 2014

Posted on Fri, Oct 17, 2014
In Case You Missed It: Week of Oct. 17, 2014

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

[Ebola Update] President Obama Convenes Emergency Ebola Meeting at White House. The United States must monitor Ebola in a "much more aggressive way," President Obama said ... continue reading at  

Top Five Health Innovations of the Week. Each week, with its partner Boehringer Ingelheim brings you a snapshot of five innovative ideas that are reshaping the health care industry. Continue to >> 

[BOOK REVIEW] Here is an exclusive overview of Dr. Jensen's latest book, “The Hospital Executives Guide to Emergency Department Management." “The Hospital Executives Guide to Emergency Department Management” has its roots in my thesis for ... continue >>

[SLIDESHARE] Much has been written in the business literature about managing the waiting experience. Federal Express has noted that “waiting is frustrating, demoralizing, agonizing, aggravating, annoying, time consuming, and incredibly expensive.” We intuitively know this from our own experience as well as from patients. Here are some practical tips to improve your patients' ED experience. 

[From] Joan Rivers’ death: What went wrong? Several sources have reported that Dr. Korovin had not completed usual credentialing procedures at Yorkville Endoscopy ... continue at

[From Becker's Hospital Review] Design approaches to reduce patient-fall injuries. This white paper offers several design options that show promise in the fight against slip-fall injuries. Click here to access whitepaper.

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10/27: ACEP 2014 Booth 1611 

10/28: Residents-Only Happy Hour at #ACEP14

11/6: EmCare's Inaugural Cook County Crash Course (C4)

11/11: Proven Strategies to Advance your Emergency Department: 2-day Studer Group event featuring Dr. Kirk Jensen


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