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Active shooter situations have become devastatingly familiar to the American public. While there is no consensus on what can and should be done about it, preparedness is key in minimizing the horrifying effects of an active shooter. The Department of Homeland Security has issued a brief statement and list of resources to aid in preparing for a terrible situation such as this.
Over 1200 leaders in emergency medicine joined ACOEP in Orlando for The Edge: Scientific Assembly. Beginning with a sold out Ultrasound hands-on lab and very exciting committee meetings, the activity didn’t stop for all five days. The 2015 event featured more didactic opportunities than ever before, a larger and more engaging exhibit hall, exciting FOEM Competitions, and so much more.
ACOEP has joined forces with the White House and other associations to combat the devastating impact this can have on families everywhere. The White House has recently issued a press release outlining this task force.
Check out an article in The DO highlighting the role of women in emergency medicine, as well as a profile of Dr. Giesa, and ACOEP member, and Past President of the Resident Chapter Megan Koenig and their work to establish ACOEP's Council for Women in Emergency Medicine
Bloomberg Politics has published an interesting perspective on Representative Joseph Heck, DOs and his chances of winning Harry Reid's Nevada Senate Seat this November. Dr. Heck is an ACOEP Member and is serving his second term as a representative from Nevada's 3rd Congressional District.
According to a new report, Health Care Spending will increase over the next 10 years. ABC News reported, "Health care spending will outpace the nation's overall economic growth over the next decade, the government forecast on Tuesday, highlighting a challenge for the next president, not to mention taxpayers, businesses and individual Americans."
DevelopingEM has a global program that brought together delegates from over 17 countries in 2014. The 4 day conference will include an academic program, optional sessions and a truly extraordinary social program. The plenary will once again offer simultaneous bilingual translation. The program has been finalised by our session chairs, and topics include Adult Emergency Medicine and Critical Care, Paediatrics, Trauma medicine, Global EM and EM in Cuba. The line-up of faculty and speakers are the best in the world, you won’t find a stronger program and faculty.
50 years ago, Medicare and Medicaid were signed into law, giving millions access to quality healthcare nationwide. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services are marking this anniversary with a look back at how Medicare and Medicaid have made an impact in the past five decades.