Emergency Departments (EDs)

May 10, 2023
As a Metropolitan Anchor Hospital (MAH), MLK Community Healthcare cis guided by the belief that all patients – no matter their insurance status – deserve access to high-quality primary and specialty care services.
Apr 5, 2023
AHA President and CEO Rick Pollack introduces this special podcast, the story of how one man is working to change the world by delivering refurbished ambulances for second service in Ukraine.
Dec 15, 2022
In November, the American Hospital Association hosted a panel session discussing the “next wave of emergency preparedness,” at Becker’s 10th Annual CEO + CFO Roundtable in Chicago. This session centered on three priority areas that health care leaders must address to prepare, respond and recover…
Nov 30, 2022
In today’s discussion about older adult care in the ED, Marie Cleary-Fishman, AHA’s vice president of clinical quality, is joined by Dr. Kevin Biese. Dr. Biese serves as the University of North Carolina Hospitals Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, as well as its Co-Director of the Division…
Jul 12, 2022
Optimizing workforce retention, recruitment and development will be critical over the next decade as hospitals and health systems adjust to what is expected to be a changing landscape in patient volumes, higher-acuity levels, increased length of stay and preferred sites for care delivery.
Jul 16, 2021
The number of heat-related emergency department visits in the Northwest region surged June 25-30, when most of Oregon and Washington were under a National Weather Service excessive heat warning, according to a report released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Jun 11, 2021
Just days ago, UnitedHealthcare announced a new policy that threatened to deny some patient claims for emergency services starting July 1 if the insurer determined that the patient didn’t need emergency-level care.
Jun 10, 2021
After concerns raised by the AHA and other health groups, UnitedHealthcare delayed plans to deny coverage for emergency department claims the insurer deems non-emergent. The policy was to take effect July 1.