Archive for May, 2012

As part of the 2012 EMS Week Celebration, the Sparrow Hospital Emergency Department staff wanted to recognize the outstanding efforts of our local pre-hospital providers. This is the first year that the new award will be given out at the conclusion of EMS Week and we plan to celebrate this award annually. Individuals are chosen […]

I found this when i was searching some EMS related sites. I know that i am guilty of this as well, but after a code, i notice that we ALL seem to be pretty aggressive about “bagging” our patients with the BVM. Here is some new info that might show we are doing a disservice […]

            May 20th-26th is National EMS Week! I spent the morning speaking with staff from Mayor Virg Bernero, Gov Snyder, and Representative Byrum about this topic. I hope that the letter that i submitted to them recently (CLICK HERE) will be officially recognized as a “legislative tribute” this week to […]

Check out the latest addition to the MSU Emergency Medicine Residency’s EMS Lab Training scheduled for June 28th at Delta Fire Department! Simulation Unit for Air Methods  

SCRIBES in the ED!

Posted: 12th May 2012 by Dr D in Scribes

Scribe America has started in the ED! What a learning curve for everyone but quicker in and out evaluations of the patients and it is NICE to have my charts done at the  end of a shift! So far i have worked with Maverick, Goose, Black Sabbath, and BartleBy (I cannot use the real names […]

Michigan Medical Liability Reform, Senate Bill 1110 This week, SB 1110 was introduced by Senator Roger Kahn (R-Saginaw) to provide physicians that deliver EMTALA relatedcare a more favorable practice environment and avoid the cloud of frivolous lawsuits hanging over their heads. The bill is fully supported by the College and was referred to the Senate Insurance Committee.  […]

Hello Kellog Center in East Lansing, Michigan! Great conference put on today right in our own backyard. Dr Kepros started off the conference with a brief review and focus on the importance of the Trauma SYSTEM; not just the initial team of physicians who evaluates a patient at the bedside. Rather, the importance was placed […]

This is a NATIONAL  problem and is getting worse day-by-day. Below is a reposting of an article that i recently received from the AOA sub-comitte that i am serving on. There is FREE CME for physicians if you watch the webinar. DrD   You  may remember that last year the AOA partnered with Urgent Matters, […]