A bill being considered before the Ohio State House of Representatives (HR726) put forth by Representative Theresa Gavarone. The bill seeks to revise and repeal certain sections of current legislation limiting the practice rights of Advanced Practice Providers, like RNS, PA, ENPs, and to allow them (in certain cases) [...]
Christine Giesa, DO, FACOEP advocates alongside other major EM associations for physician protection. Emergency physicians are the front line of healthcare in this country, often going above and beyond to treat every person who walks through the door. As the structure surrounding emergency medicine changes, physicians are [...]
This Spring ACOEP joined forces to speak out against Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas and their dangerous decision to limit coverage for emergency care. Alongside the American College of Emergency Physicians, Emergency Department Practice Management Association, the National Association of Freestanding Emergency Centers, and others, ACOEP co-signed a [...]
The opioid epidemic has infected every community in America and every emergency department has seen its effects. While medical professionals may often see the tragic consequences of this addiction, they are not immune to addiction. In his recent article in The Pulse, Stephen Kavalkovich opens up about his own struggles [...]
We are pleased to announce a historic collaboration involving nearly every major Emergency Medicine organization: The Coalition to Oppose Medical Merit Badges. Coalition members include the following organizations: American Academy of Emergency Medicine (AAEM) American Academy of Emergency Medicine/Resident and Student Association (AAEM/RSA) American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM) American [...]
Nevada Congressman, and ACOEP Member Joseph Heck, DO, is pushing for change. Watch as he touts the benefits of H.R. H.R. 4365, the Protecting Patient Access to Emergency Medications Act of 2016. “Not sure we could have written a better lede for the story,” says a spokesman for Dr. Heck, [...]
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.
ACOEP and the AOA issued a joint statement to the FDA regarding potential hazards in the availability of certain drugs for medical use. Read the full story to access this important statement.
Read the latest update from the AOA Leadership Circle.
Last day to register for DO Day on the Hill is February 5th.