A Call to Action to Fight Against Surprise Billing

The American College of Osteopathic Emergency Physicians (ACOEP) is encouraged by progress made this week on the “No Surprises Act” in the House of Representatives, bi-partisan legislation designed to ban balance billing for emergency services of insured patients. Furthermore, it would set a reimbursement rate as the health insurers’ [...]

By |2019-07-25T17:33:48+00:00July 25th, 2019|Advocacy, News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Confronting Human Trafficking

By Jenny Reyes, DO Chief Resident, Aventura Emergency Medicine Residency Aventura Hospital & Medical Center Only 10% of physicians recognize the signs of human trafficking. Only 3% of emergency physicians receive training in identifying victims of human trafficking. 83% of victims of human trafficking seek medical treatment. Knowledge [...]

By |2019-07-25T20:09:36+00:00July 24th, 2019|News, Publications, The Pulse|0 Comments

ACOEP Stands in Solidarity with the Residents of Hahnemann University Hospital

The American College of Osteopathic Emergency Physicians stands in solidarity with the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME), the Association of American Medical Colleges and the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates, and the residents of Hahnemann University Hospital in opposition to the administration's attempts to sell residency [...]

By |2019-07-23T19:35:38+00:00July 23rd, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Helping Patients with Autism and Their Families Navigate Emergency Visits

by By Rena Sorensen, PhD and Laura Srivorakiat, PsyD Patients with Autism Spectrum Disorder experience significant challenges when entering the emergency department. It is critical to be prepared and informed in order to proved these patients and their caregivers with quality care. Share with us your experience, perspective, [...]

By |2019-07-23T18:09:45+00:00July 19th, 2019|News, Publications, The Pulse|0 Comments