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ACUTE CARE, INC. Supports: The National Association Medical Staff Services

ACUTE CARE, INC.  supports NAMSS, the National Association Medical Staff Services. Credentialing (along with recruitment and scheduling) is one of ACUTE CARE, INC.‘s core operations  competencies, and NAMSS represents, educates and advocates for those professionals and their colleagues at partner healthcare facilities. From the organization’s website:  NAMSS is committed to enhancing the professional development of and […]

In Depth: CMS’ Emergency Triage, Treat, and Transport (ET3) Model

For this entry in the In Depth Series, we will be examining the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) new ET3 reimbursement model. Our choice of this topic was prompted by an article in RevCycle Intelligence, CMS Announces 184 Participants For ET3 Model, New Funding, which included this except: CMS has shared the final list […]

ACUTE CARE, INC. Supports: The Minnesota Statewide Trauma System

Minnesota’s trauma system is a network of hospitals and ambulance services organized and coordinated to optimize the care provided to seriously injured people by ensuring that injured people are cared for at a hospital with resources that are matched with the injured persons’ needs. In 2005 the Minnesota Legislature established a statewide trauma system and […]

ACUTE CARE, INC. Supports: The Rural Policy Research Institute (RUPRI)

The Rural Policy Research Institute (RUPRI) is a national policy research organization with a mission to: (1) undertake unbiased research and analysis on the challenges, needs, and opportunities facing rural America; (2) improve the understanding of the impacts of public policies and programs on rural people and places, using original research and policy analysis; and […]

In Depth: The Opioid Crisis and the Emergency Departments

Author’s Note: The intent of this document is to describe the extent of the opioid crisis and the role of the Emergency Department team in caring for the affected patient population. I have chosen to set aside, for the time being, considerations of specific therapy, notably Medication Assisted Therapy (MAT), as that subject deserves its […]

ACUTE CARE, INC. Supports: The Illinois Critical Access Hospital Network (ICAHN)

ACUTE CARE, INC. supports, and benefits from the innovative and effective strategies and achievements of the Illinois Critical Access Hospital Network (ICAHN). ICHAN’s mission is to strengthen critical access and small, rural hospitals through collaboration. The organization and its 57 member hospitals make it their overarching goal to preserve access to rural healthcare while improving the vibrancy […]