Grand Rounds Recap 1.10.18

Grand Rounds Recap 1.10.18

Grand rounds this week started off with a review of the EMTALA law with Dr. Hinckley, as well as some case discussion.  This was followed by a presentation from our clinical pharmacists, PharmD's Nicole Harger and Madeline Stephens, on anti-epileptic medications and their uses, as well as an update on our medication supplies in the ED.  Drs. Murphy-Crews and Scanlon then presented their evidenced based algorithm for the management of STEMI, followed by our combined peds EM lecture with Dr. Kevin Overmann on the evaluation of the pale child and pediatric anemia.  This was followed by Dr. Ludmer's R4 case follow up/best of residency cases.  The day finished up with Dr. Sim Mand presenting her clinical diagnostics lecture on the assessment and management of the non-pregnant patient with abnormal uterine bleeding. 

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ACA and the ED - Past, Present and Future - Part I

ACA and the ED - Past, Present and Future - Part I

We are excited to bring you the first installment of an exciting three-part series focusing on health policy as it impacts the ED.  With the collaboration of the illustrious Dr. Seth Trueger, we are planning a deep-dive to understand the health care climate around the time of the passage of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA, or simply, ACA), how the ACA has impacted health care and the ED, and what the future holds, particularly with respect to this nation’s leadership transition. Part 1 explores the history of health care in America and how it lead to the development of the ACA.

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