Relief From Statutes and Regulations During Emergencies: December 15 Webinar
- Published: 03 December 2014
After the events of the 2009 influenza pandemic, Hurricane Irene, Superstorm Sandy, and other emergencies, a need was identified for guidance on how to seek the suspension or modification of statutes and regulations during emergencies.
In response, HANYS and Iroquois Healthcare Alliance, in collaboration with the Department of Health (DOH), convened a workgroup of associations representing healthcare providers across the continuum of care to develop guidance and assemble a list of potential statutory and regulatory barriers. This information can be found in the form of a guidebook here.
Electronic Prescribing of Controlled Substances
- Published: 02 December 2014
“Physician, Heal Thyself”: The Importance of Creating Resiliency
- Published: 26 November 2014
Emergency medicine can be highly rewarding, but it can also be extremely draining. Longevity in the specialty is tied to your ability to be both emotionally and physically resilient. These traits are partially inborn but can be learned and developed.
"Physician Heal Thyself: The Importance of Creating Resilience" presented during ACEP14 by ACEP's President-Elect, Jay Kaplan, MD, FACEP, defines "resiliency" with respect to emergency medicine, reviews the research behind the benefits of developing resiliency, and provides ways to foster and maintain a resilient mindset that can improve your life and the care you give to your patients. This lecture is free for ACEP members.
Earn up to 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.
- Published: 17 October 2014
- Published: 07 October 2014
Drs. Nicole Yuzuk and Anchal Ghai represent New York residents at New York ACEP's October 7 board meeting.
House Passes Emergency Medical Services for Children Legislation
- Published: 17 September 2014
U.S. Senator Orrin Hatch and Congressman Jim Matheson announced Tuesday that legislation they introduced to reauthorize the Emergency Medical Services for Children, or EMSC, program has passed the House of Representatives by a vote of 405-4. The legislation is now ready for signature by President Obama after passing the Senate last week and the House Tuesday.
Strong turn out for New York ACEP's Resident Research Conference
- Published: 10 September 2014
Interactive, Online Learning Module: Treating Tobacco Use
- Published: 03 September 2014
The New York City Health Department has developed an interactive, online learning module entitled, Treating Tobacco Use to enhance provider knowledge on how to effectively assess, counsel and treat tobacco use. As the leading cause of preventable death in the U.S., we as health care professionals are in a prime position to help our patients successfully quit tobacco, while simultaneously lowering their risk of heart disease, stroke, COPD and other diseases.