ACUTE CARE, INC. Supports Series – American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP)

December 28, 2020 ACUTE CARE, INC. supports the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP. www.acep.org). As the preeminent organization representing the clinical practice of Emergency Medicine, ACEP provides ACUTE CARE, INC. access to opportunities for collaboration and learning, and advocates for the speciality in a direct and impactful manner. While ACUTE CARE, INC.‘s relationship takes many forms, our […]

In-Depth Post: Electronic Prescribing of Controlled Substances

In 2010, the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) published an interim final rule allowing Electronic Prescribing of Controlled Substances (EPCS) in all states. On October 24, 2018, President Trump signed into law the “SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act,” a comprehensive bill designed to address the opioid abuse epidemic. Included in the law is a […]

ACUTE CARE, INC. Supports Series – The American Heart Association

ACUTE CARE, INC.‘s supports the research, education, and advocacy efforts of the American Heart Association (AHA). Our involvement with, and support of, the American Heart Association, is part of the origin story of ACUTE CARE, INC. Our President and CEO met our COO at an Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Instructor class, and recruited one […]

ACUTE CARE, INC. Supports Series – Emergency Department Practice Management Association (EDPMA)

ACUTE CARE, INC. is a proud member of, and supports, the Emergency Department Practice Management Association (EDPMA – www.edpma.org) We have been a member for 15 years, and served on the Board of Directors for over 12 years. Our team participates in and contributes to task forces, committees, and work groups, and takes part in EDPMA-coordinated advocacy […]

In-Depth Post: Antimicrobial Stewardship in the Emergency Department

For the second in our In Depth series, I have chosen Antimicrobial Stewardship in the Emergency Department. Our exploration of the topic was prompted by notice of progressive facility partners initiating programs aimed at meeting this goal, and enlisting our organization, and our affiliated providers, in the effort to enact the steps necessary to accomplish that goal. The programs were […]

ACUTE CARE, INC. Supports Series – Access to Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for Healthcare Providers

December 1, 2020 For the next entry in our ACUTE CARE, INC. supports series, we have elected to focus on access to Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for our healthcare provider colleagues and the teams that support their lifesaving efforts during the pandemic. While the shortage of PPE was a focal point of concerns at the […]