In a well-functioning health care system, the emergency room would be able to meet the needs of all of its patients in a timely manner.
Emergency rooms wait times are notoriously long, sometimes even for the sickest patients. A new study shows that the long wait times are driving up health care costs.
A doctor explains how he introduces mindfulness to self-harming youth in the emergency room.
A hospital's trauma unit witnesses the extreme of physical injury and pain during the holiday season. Here's a snapshot of what we see.
A new study exploring the number of alcohol-related injuries treated at Sydney emergency department has found the lockout seem to be having an impact.
Nearly half of the surveyed patients who had used after-hours doctor services reported they would have attended an emergency room had an after-hours GP been unavailable.
The Affordable Care Act gets blamed for many health care ills, but here's one condition that it should not be blamed for.
One-third of outpatient care is for an immediate medical issue. Yet these services – known as acute care – are part of a fragmented, bewildering system. Here is how you change that.