Summer is here! The warm weather and long days offer us extended opportunities to be outside and active. It can also create opportunities for injury or illness that may happen after hours. 163 more words
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“Here is Edward Bear, coming downstairs now, bump, bump, bump, on the back of his head, behind Christopher Robin. It is, as far as he knows, the only way of coming downstairs, but sometimes he feels that there really is another way, if only he could stop bumping for a moment and think of it. 2,131 more words
While none of us wants to ever find ourselves in the position of needing emergency care, it’s vital to make sure you know where to turn if the situation ever arises. 787 more words
An MIT study suggests hospitals get more bang for their buck when they spend money on emergency care versus long-term care.
The study, which was published in the current issue of Journal of Health Economics, compared data on outcomes between hospitals that make a substantial upfront investment in inpatient care after a patient experiences an emergency with those that rely more heavily upon skilled nursing facilities and other long-term care options postdischarge. 248 more words