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National Physicians’ Group Gives ERs a Low Grade

American College of Emergency Physicians says quality care will be hard to handle.

Posted Friday, January 17, 2014

Report Compares Wait Times in Maine Emergency Rooms

10 hospitals had times that exceeded the national average.

Posted Friday, December 27, 2013

Free-Standing Emergency Rooms Causing Controversy

For-profit ERs are seen as taking patients from larger urban hospitals.

Posted Thursday, August 8, 2013

3 Hurt after Car Crashes into N.J. Emergency Room

None of the injuries were considered life-threatening.

Posted Monday, March 12, 2012

Virginia Hospitals Expand Stand-Alone Emergency Care

In rural areas, these stand-alone centers can provide the only access to emergency care for miles.

Posted Tuesday, April 19, 2011

California Hospital Opens New ED and Isolation Department

New ambulance entrance will have two showers to decontaminate paramedics.

Posted Friday, April 15, 2011

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Hospitals Begin Specializing ER's For Elderly Patients

Seniors already make 17 million ER visits a year.

Posted Tuesday, March 15, 2011


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