Sep 9, 2015
The potentially devestating consequences of adverse cardiac events translate to many patients who are seen urgently in the emergency department during an episode of chest pain. A recent study investigated the short-term risk of an adverse cardiac event for patients presenting in the ED with chest pain. The results...
Nov 17, 2014
Dr. Tom Scaletta of Edward Hospital in Naperville IL talks to Dr. Jesse Pines, the director of Urgent Matters, about the development and implementation of an automated system for contacting patients discharged from the emergency department.
Nov 3, 2014
Dr Jesse Pines interviews Dr Thom Mayer of Inova Fairfax Hospital about their "Risk Free ED" program. Through this initiative, the hospital has reduced clinical variation, providing better medical care for patients as well as significantly reducing the hospital's financial risk due to litigation.