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Four Strategies for Becoming a Great Attending

August 27th, 2017
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My first six months as an attending were frightening. I would drive to my shifts with the radio on, but I couldn’t really enjoy it. I was thinking about all the things that could go wrong. The truth was I didn’t know if I could handle the unknown. I was hypersensitive to the idea that […]

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Posted in For Residents

Dying With Dignity: Instituting a Moment of Silence in the ER

September 4th, 2018
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A little over a year ago, my father died in his sleep. He ate dinner in his assistant living facility one night, told his fellow residents he was tired and went to sleep. The next morning, he was found lifeless in his bed. He must have passed away in his sleep, most likely peacefully and […]

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Posted in Featured, Life in the ER

A Growing Trend: Dr. Jesse Pines Moves to USACS

August 13th, 2018
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On July 12th, a widely known, highly accomplished emergency physician from one of the country’s finest academic institutions tweeted the announcement that Dr. Jesse Pines had joined US Acute Care Solutions: wow, I missed that @DrJessePines is moving to @USACSolutions Congrats to Jesse and huge gain for USACS. interesting data point in shifting sands of […]

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Posted in Featured, Future of Healthcare, Quality Efficiency Utilization

Clinical Excellence Means Always Improving

July 20th, 2018
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By most nationally collected metrics available, US Acute Care Solutions is at or near the top in terms of emergency medicine quality. We know this by comparing our sites to our peer groups in the largest repository for emergency medicine national clinical quality metrics: the Clinical Emergency Data Registry (CEDR) of the American College of […]

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Posted in Featured, Leadership, Quality Efficiency Utilization

The Work, Life, Schedules, and Challenges of Husband-Wife ER Docs

June 6th, 2018
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There is no doubt that working in emergency medicine can make for unique scheduling challenges, especially when you have young children at home. It’s not uncommon to rely on one’s spouse to maintain a more normal 9-5 schedule and take on primary responsibility for kids. But what if you and your partner are both emergency medicine […]

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Posted in Featured, Life in the ER