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September 15, 2021

Workplace Mistreatment Common Among Emergency Medicine Residents Workplace Mistreatment Common Among Emergency Medicine Residents

Mistreatment in the workplace is common among residents in emergency medicine (EM), according to the results of a new study published online August 19 in JAMA […]
August 25, 2021

Hospitals Closing Off-Site ERs to Buttress Central ER Staffs Hospitals Closing Off-Site ERs to Buttress Central ER Staffs

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Texas hospital systems are increasingly closing temporarily their off-site emergency rooms and […]
August 11, 2021

ED Docs Are Cleaning Up the Messes of Medical Tourism ED Docs Are Cleaning Up the Messes of Medical Tourism

It was a typical, busy evening shift in the emergency department (ED) when Steve Carroll, DO, an emergency medicine physician in the Philadelphia area, noticed an […]
August 6, 2021

‘Abandoned’ Man Dies in Hospital Waiting Room, Lawsuit Says ‘Abandoned’ Man Dies in Hospital Waiting Room, Lawsuit Says

A 72-year-old man who was struggling to breathe arched his back and waved his arm in an apparent bid to get someone’s attention shortly before slumping […]
July 16, 2021

High-Dose Buprenorphine a ‘Game Changer’ for Opioid Addiction High-Dose Buprenorphine a ‘Game Changer’ for Opioid Addiction

Administering high-dose buprenorphine in the emergency department (ED) to individuals with untreated opioid use disorder (OUD) is safe, well tolerated, and may help get more patients […]
July 16, 2021

‘Trauma Centers’ Huge Fees to Treat Minor Injuries and Send Home ‘Trauma Centers’ Huge Fees to Treat Minor Injuries and Send Home

The care was ordinary. A hospital in Modesto, California, treated a 30-year-old man for shoulder and back pain after a car accident. He went home in […]
July 2, 2021

Texas Doctor Accused of Vaccine Theft Not Indicted Texas Doctor Accused of Vaccine Theft Not Indicted

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. A Texas grand jury has declined to indict a former health department […]
June 17, 2021

United Wants to Charge You for ER Visits It Disagrees With United Wants to Charge You for ER Visits It Disagrees With

Responding to pressure from doctor and hospital associations, United Healthcare has postponed the start of its controversial emergency room visit review policy, which was scheduled to […]
May 25, 2021

‘You Save as Long as You Have To’ ‘You Save as Long as You Have To’

ProPublica is a nonprofit newsroom that investigates abuses of power. Sign up for The Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox. […]
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