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The EMrecruits Weekly | April 28, 2015

Posted by Jillian Roberson, Recruitment & Marketing Specialist

4/28/15 6:07 AM

The EMrecruits Weekly | April 28, 2015

Top Emergency Medicine News and Updates

Explore the top stories in emergency medicine news via our weekly newsletter below. Don't forget to visit our career site as well for a complete listing of our available emergency medicine careers.  

ACEP_NOW-nw-flight-255-crash-163916-editedEmergency Physician Dr. Bradford Walters on Being First Responder to Northwest Flight 255 Crash
from ACEP Now

On an August morning in 1987, a plane schedule to depart from the Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport crashed on takeoff, causing the deadliest sole-survivor aviation accident in history. Emergency physician Bradford L. Walters, MD, FACEP, was one of the first responders...

Florida-to-sue-obamacare-dispute-137942-editedFlorida to Sue Feds Over ObamaCare Dispute
from The Hill

Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) announced Thursday he is suing the Obama administration as part of an escalating dispute over whether the state will expand Medicaid under ObamaCare...

How Twitter Can Help Predict Emergency Room Visits
from Medical Press
Twitter users who post information about their personal health online might be considered by some to be "over-sharers," but new research led by the University of Arizona suggests that health-related tweets may have the potential to be helpful for hospitals...

SAEM15 | "Dodge" Interview Mishaps With These 5 Tips
from EMrecruits

If you're an emergency medicine resident planning to attend the upcoming Society for Academic Emergency Medicine Annual Meeting in San Diego, you are probably gearing up to participate in the SAEM Dodgeball Tournament on May 14, 2015...

uninsured-rates-drop-medicaid-089931-editedUninsured Rate Falls by Half in States that Expanded Medicaid
from The Hill

The number of people lacking health insurance dropped by half in the 29 states that expanded Medicaid under ObamaCare, far more than states that did not agree to the expansion, according to new data...

Many States Working to Increase Medicaid Payments to Doctors
from Governing
Fifteen states are betting they can convince more doctors to accept the growing number of patients covered by Medicaid with a simple incentive: more money...

sempa-remixed-disney-songsSEMPA 360 | Enjoy These Remixed Classic Disney Songs to Get You Ready
from EMrecruits
For those of you attending the SEMPA 360 emergency medicine conference at Disney's Contemporary Resort on May 3rd - 7th, this is something you need to check out before you go...

Patient Satisfaction Scores Not Affected by Amount of Opioids Given in Emergency Room
from Anesthesiology News

Giving opioids to patients in the emergency room (ER) does not affect their satisfaction scores, according a retrospective analysis of medical records and Press Ganey patient satisfaction surveys. Researchers matched the medical records and completed surveys of 4,749 patients seen in the ERs...

Long-Term Neuropsychological Outcomes in Children and Adolescents After Cardiac Arrest
from MD Linx

The authors sought to assess long–term neuropsychological functioning in children and adolescents surviving cardiac arrest (CA). Long–term neuropsychological assessment of CA survivors showed significant weaknesses, but also relatively intact functioning... 

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