May 15, 2012 | Story
October 1, 2011 | Journal Article
Closures of hospital trauma centers have accelerated since 2001 and may disproportionately affect disadvantaged communities.
February 6, 2012 | Story
Four Decades of Social Change: Emergency communications pioneer.
Association Between Ambulance Diversion and Survival Among Patients with Acute Myocardial Infarction
June 15, 2011 | Journal Article
Patients with time-sensitive conditions are adversely affected when the nearest emergency department is temporarily not available.
May 18, 2011 | Journal Article
This nationwide study analyzed market and hospital characteristics associated with the closure of emergency departments from 1990 to 2009. Emergency departments in safety-net and for-profit hospitals were less likely to remain open.
February 25, 2011 | Program Results Report
Urgent Matters was a national program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) that aimed to relieve emergency department overcrowding, improve patient care and increase patient satisfaction.
February 4, 2011 | Toolkit
Stony Brook University Medical Center developed and implemented a standardized process with tracking and accountability for emergency department (ED) consult requests.
July 7, 2011 | Human Capital Blog Post
Ambulance Diversion, ER Crowding, and How It Affects You
RWJF Clinical Scholar's New Column on TIME.com Brings Insights on Care and Research to Broad Audience
April 7, 2011 | Story
Zachary Meisel, M.D., puts his emergency department experience to work helping readers understand doctors' choices and the need to translate research into policy.
Changes in Emergency Department Access Between 2001 and 2005 Among General and Vulnerable Populations
August 1, 2010 | Journal Article
Although geographic access to emergency departments has deteriorated in only a small number of communities, these communities tended to be poor, unemployed or Hispanic, suggesting an increasing disparity in access to emergency care.