Perspectives on the Acute Care Continuum

The Acute Care Continuum is the integration of urgent, emergent, inpatient and post-discharge care of patients with acute medical conditions.

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overcoming tough times with resilienceWhen disaster strikes, it's natural to feel frightened, depressed, and overwhelmed. But why do some people bounce back more quickly than others in the same situation? Here are some tips from a speaker and author who's been there. Read More...
9/5/2017 1:20:17 PM | 3 comments

A high school football player who plays with a concussion risks serious and permanent brain injury. Here's how one teenage player is working to make the game safer. Read More...
8/31/2017 1:39:48 PM | 5 comments

When contracting a physician group to manage one of your hospital service lines, it's now common practice to tie a percentage of payments to performance. Doing so can benefit all parties and improve care for patients. But how should you proceed if your existing performance data is shaky — or even nonexistent?  Read More...
8/29/2017 11:36:51 AM | 4 comments

After undergrad, is it best to dive right into medical or PA school? Or, should you spend some time scribing to see what it’s really like in the field? Former CEP scribe Hayley Wardrop, RN, MSN, weighs in. Read More...
8/23/2017 12:32:49 PM | 1 comments

cep america emergency room qualityUndertaking major emergency department (ED) quality initiatives requires not only transforming processes, but also a dedicated team of physicians and nurses, and involved leadership. Can change only be achieved with a long-term effort? Not necessarily — if you a have strong culture. Read More...
8/21/2017 3:47:46 PM | 0 comments
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