No need to look further for the latest news, regulations and polices regarding hospital emergency departments (EDs), the Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act (EMTALA), issues related to ED diversion, the shortage of on-call physician specialists and the care of undocumented immigrants.
Information on regulations and policies put into effect by the Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS) Bureau of Emergency Medical Services and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) are easy to find here.
Questions or suggestions to improve the coverage of issues in the Emergency Medicine section should be addressed to Tanie Sherman at email@example.com or 602-445-4300, ext. 4303.
Look for additional information on emergency department issues in Reports, Data & Tools:
2007-2010 Monthly Diversion Hours
1st Quarter 2010 Diversion Percents
1st Quarter 2010 Diversion Hours
1st Quarter Diversion Hours 2010
2009 Diversion Hours
Hospital Diversion Graph 2009
2006-2009 4th Quarter
2009 Diversion Percents
2006-09 1st Quarter Diversion Graph
2006-09 Diversion Hours
2006-09 2nd Quarter Diversion Graph
Percentage of Diversion Hours by ED & Trauma Center
Diversion Hours by ED & Trauma Center