May 10, 2011 | Human Capital Blog Post
May 1, 2011 | Journal Article
Older injured patients are much less likely than younger ones to be admitted to a trauma center for care.
April 29, 2011 | Story
Great inequalities in who gets trauma and emergency room care increase morbidity and mortality for seniors, African Americans and other groups.
April 12, 2011 | Human Capital Blog Post
Examining Effectiveness of Medical Interpreters in Emergency Departments for Spanish-Speaking Patients With Limited English Proficiency
March 1, 2011 | Journal Article
The language barrier can prevent Spanish-speaking patients from adhering to treatments and follow-up plans after visiting the ED. During ED visits, this trial provided Spanish-speaking patients, with limited English proficiency, the services of professionally trained medical interpreters.
February 4, 2011 | Human Capital Blog Post
Shortage of On-Call Surgical Specialists in Nation's Emergency Rooms, RWJF Clinical Scholar Finds
February 4, 2011 | Toolkit
Excela Health Westmoreland Hospital improved patient throughput rates by improving communication between the emergency department (ED) and the receiving inpatient units.
Scope-Of-Practice Laws For Nurse Practitioners Limit Cost Savings That Can Be Achieved In Retail Clinics
November 4, 2013 | Journal Article
Retail clinics have the potential to reduce health spending by offering convenient, low-cost access to basic health care services.
December 1, 2010 | Journal Article
Patient care suffers when emergency department directors have difficulty in obtaining on-call coverage by specialists.
October 1, 2013 | Report
In many regions across the country, robust “super-utilizer” programs providing intensive outpatient care management to high-need, high-cost patients are beginning to emerge.