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TeamHealth: Promoting Quality Patient Care in the Emergency Department

TeamHealth: Promoting Quality Patient Care in the Emergency Department

“Our responsibility is providing quality care AND caring to our patients and supporting our clinicians who provide that care.” This is a quote from Dr. Robert Strauss, Chief Medical Training Officer at TeamHealth. We met with Dr. Strauss to discuss the complexities of...

Life-Threatening But Easily Missed

Life-Threatening But Easily Missed

One of the frightening realities about any emergency department is that some of the most dangerous conditions are also difficult to diagnose. A patient can present with generalized symptoms which seem to require only simple treatment but are actually indicative of a...

Telemedicine in Rural EDs

Telemedicine in Rural EDs

Telemedicine (the provision of remote clinical services) has expanded considerably in America in the past decade, and exponentially further since March 2020. Authors of a paper published in International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health tell us that...

EMCT Individual Modules

EMCT Individual Modules

Emergency Medicine Core Training is the most robust online emergency medicine training available. This program is recognized by ACEPS’s Rural Emergency Care Task Force Summary as a premier option for foundational education, as it provides exposure to conditions across...

The 5 Pillars Of Bolstering Emergency Medicine In Rural America

The 5 Pillars Of Bolstering Emergency Medicine In Rural America

The ACEP Rural Emergency Care Task Force Summary 2020 recommends a robust plan to provide supplemental training and enhance the quality of care patients receive in rural EDs, as well as to increase the confidence of the practitioners staffing those facilities,...

Do You Know What You Don’t Know?

Do You Know What You Don’t Know?

  The line “You don’t know what you don’t know” has circulated in the emergency medicine community for years. If you’re a physician, PA, or NP and you’re familiar with emergency medicine, you’ve likely heard it before. You might be tired of it at this point, or...