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The EMrecruits Weekly | December 30, 2014

Posted by Jillian Roberson, Recruitment & Marketing Specialist

12/30/14 2:39 PM

The EMrecruits Weekly | December 30, 2014

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.  

global-health-careHow to prepare for your global health care volunteer trip
from ACEP Now

More and more physicians are making taking the leap to practice and teach emergency medicine around the world. The number of and types of international opportunities continue to increase to meet the demand, however once you've selected an opportunity, how do you prepare yourself?   

Don't forget to update your software
from HITECH Answers

A recent settlement, announced by the Office of Civil Rights and the Department of Health and Human Services, involves an Alaskan mental health clinic and addresses what not to do when it comes to following requirements set by the HIPAA Security Rule.

Mary Free Bed partners with Sparrow Hospital to add additional beds
from EMrecruits

Sparrow Hospital has broken ground on a multi-million dollar project that will add additional rooms to the Michigan hospital.  This project is possible thanks to a partnership with Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital. 

Top five healthcare stories of the year
from The Hill

From ObamaCare taking root in America to Ebola fears sweeping the nation, 2014 was a frenetic year for healthcare. Take a look at the top five stories of the year.

acep-clinical-policies-committeeACEP clinical policies committee evolves to meet growing expectations
from ACEP Now

Since it was established in 1989, the ACEP Clinical Policies Committee (CPC) has evolved in its sophistication and scope of effort in guideline development. Discover the CPC's newest operation policies and processes.

Emergency physicians take part in medical mission to Ghana
from EMrecruits

Emergency medicine physicians at Inova Loudoun Hospital left one of the most affluent counties in the United States to care for thousands of people who had never seen a doctor before. Learn more about their experience with international medicine.

The Supreme Court and social media: implications for physicians
from KevinMD

The Internet and social media have very little regulations for what is posted and how it is utilized. As physicians, however, more precausions need to be taken to ensure that your posts on different channels are not interpreted inacurately by the masses, who the original message may not have been intended for.

EMR | Who is leading the EHR system market
from EMrecruits

Justin Schaper, SVP of Client Information Services with PSR, an Intermedix Company, shares recent statistics on the top leaders in the EHR system market.

An attending threatens patient safety. A resident blows the whistle.
from KevinMD

An anonymous take of a common problem affecting patient safety, due to interactions between attending physicians and residents.

tablet-based-ultrasound-emergency-service-vehiclesTablet-based ultrasound tech in emergency service vehicles can speed care in the ED
from ACEP Now

Paramedics in the Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW) area are using advanced tablet-based ultrasound techniques to speed up care in the emergency department. This ongoing trial involves six emergency vehicles in the DFW area.

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