Search Tag: urgent care centres

Executive Health Management

Pilots Reduce Readmissions and Overcrowding

2015 05 Sep

The UCLA Center for Prehospital Care and collaborators from the Los Angeles County Emergency Medical Services (EMS) agency and the Glendale and Santa Monica fire departments have launched two pilot programmes that are designed to reduce hospital readmissions and address overcrowding in emergency rooms. The Community Paramedic Pilot Programs will expand... Read more

Executive Health Management

Emergency Admissions to Hospital via A&E Up, via GPs Down

2014 11 Nov

According to analysis published in the Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine, the number of emergency admissions to hospital via A&E departments increased significantly in England from 2001/02 to 2010/11, while the number via GPs decreased. The analysis was conducted by researchers at Imperial College London and was funded by the National Institute... Read more

ICU Management

93% of Paediatric Fractures Splinted Improperly

2014 12 Oct

According to a recent study by researchers at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, approximately 90 percent of potential paediatric fractures are splinted improperly in emergency rooms and urgent care centres.   The findings of the research were presented at the American Academy of Pediatrics (APP) National Conference & Exhibition in San... Read more


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