Telemedicine on the Frontier

From H&HN (video):

How one hospital leveraged telemedicine to better serve its far-flung patients.

Car left at the ED entrance stolen

From Patch:

Fredericksburg Police reported today that a Locust Grove man left his vehicle at the emergency room entrance at Mary Washington Hospital Monday and when he came back outside the vehicle was stolen.

Emergency Department Therapy May Prevent PTSD in Trauma Victim

From Medscape:

Immediate psychiatric therapy for trauma patients in the emergency department (ED) may decrease the emergence of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and appears to be most effective in sexual assault victims, new research shows.

Presented here at the Anxiety Disorders Association of America (ADAA) 32nd Annual Conference, a study by investigators from Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia, showed that trauma patients who received emergency psychiatric treatment had fewer PTSD symptoms at 3 months than their counterparts who received a basic assessment.

American Heart Association Mission: Lifeline®

Mission: Lifeline® was created by the American Heart Association as a response to missed opportunities for prompt, appropriate STEMI treatment. Recently, Mission: Lifeline expanded to help existing STEMI systems of care incorporate out-of-hospital cardiac resuscitation into their systems.

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