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When War Informs Medicine

The war zone creeps back in unexpected places. Running across Fort Bliss, Texas, earlier this year to get to the gym, Mark Jackson, D.O., an Army reservist, recalled suddenly stopping and thinking, “Has this area been cleared?”…

Emergency Medicine Notes – May 28, 2018

Why we’ve renumbered our adult ED psych rooms in EPIC We’ve renumbered our adult ED psych rooms in core 3 from from 1-4 to 45-48 This will create consistency in numbering Sometimes we see patients in these rooms who are not psychiatric patients   The additional notes we’d like you…

Emergency Medicine Notes – May 21, 2018

        Why we’ve renumbered our adult ED psych rooms in EPIC We’ve renumbered our adult ED psych rooms in core 3 from from 1-4 to 45-48 This will create consistency in numbering Sometimes we see patients in these rooms who are not psychiatric patients   The additional…

ED Weekly Notes – May 14th, 2018

Why we’ve renumbered our adult ED psych rooms in EPIC We’ve renumbered our adult ED psych rooms in core 3 from from 1-4 to 45-48 This will create consistency in numbering Sometimes we see patients in these rooms who are not psychiatric patients   The additional notes we’d like you…

ED Weekly Update – May 7, 2018

Why we’ve renumbered our adult ED psych rooms in EPIC We’ve renumbered our adult ED psych rooms in core 3 from from 1-4 to 45-48 This will create consistency in numbering Sometimes we see patients in these rooms who are not psychiatric patients   The additional notes we’d like you…

ED Weekly Notes May 1, 2019

Why we’ve renumbered our adult ED psych rooms in EPIC We’ve renumbered our adult ED psych rooms in core 3 from from 1-4 to 45-48 This will create consistency in numbering Sometimes we see patients in these rooms who are not psychiatric patients   The additional notes we’d like you…

2018 GHHS Member

Congratulations to Joshua Gordon for being newly selected as a resident to the Chapman Chapter of the Gold Humanism Honor Society.

UF College of Medicine Emergency Medicine Investigators study “The Association of Health Literacy with Preventable Emergency Department Visits” featured on Health in a Heartbeat

UF College of Medicine Emergency Medicine Investigators conducted a study to determine the association of health literacy with preventable Emergency Department visits.  https://ufhealth.org/news/2017/lack-health-literacy-leads-dramatic-hike-preventable-er-visits The study was referenced on Health in a Heartbeat on December 15. http://news.health.ufl.edu/2017/27703/multimedia/health-in-a-heartbeat/lack-of-health-literacy-leads-to-more-preventable-er-visits/ The study was also published in the Academic Emergency Medicine in September…