Emergency Medicine News

Vital news from the world of emergency medicine that covers diagnosis, treatment and management of emergency rooms, as well as new partnerships, products and services. Information is aimed at ER professionals, EMTs, military surgeons, rescue medicine practitioners and patients.

Denali Partners with Amazon and Providence to Get Oxygen and Vaccines to Employees and Hospitals in India

Partners in Business and Philanthropy in COVID-Ravaged Country - July 08, 2021 - Denali Advanced Integration

Prepare for a Safe Independence Day Celebration with Tips from the Burn Center at Swedish Medical Center

Prepare for a Safe Independence Day Celebration with Tips from the Burn Center at Swedish Medical Center

Independence Day is known for fireworks displays of all types and many are looking forward to gathering in a few weeks to celebrate. This 4th of July, Dr. Benson Pulikkottil, Medical Director of the Burn and Reconstructive Center at Swedish Medical Center wants to ensure everyone is prepared to stay safe with some burn safety tips. - June 25, 2021 - Swedish Medical Center

eMudhra Receives SAFE Identity Certification

eMudhra Receives SAFE Identity Certification

eMudhra, a global digital enabler and a premier provider of PKI and Cybersecurity solutions, announced that they have received SAFE Identity certification. - June 16, 2021 - eMudhra Inc.

New York Health Welcomes Internal Medicine Physician Shoba Menon, MD

New York Health Welcomes Internal Medicine Physician Shoba Menon, MD

New York Health (NYHealth) is proud to announce that board-certified Internal Medicine physician Shoba Menon, MD, has joined its multidisciplinary team of physicians. She will be practicing at 1866 Wading River Manor Road, Wading River, NY... - June 02, 2021 - New York Health

New York Health Welcomes Family Medicine Physician Mahendra Shah, MD

New York Health Welcomes Family Medicine Physician Mahendra Shah, MD

New York Health (NYHealth) is proud to announce that board-certified Family Medicine physician Mahendra Shah, MD, has joined its multidisciplinary team of physicians. He will be practicing at 1866 Wading River Manor Road, Wading River, NY... - June 02, 2021 - New York Health

Nonprofit Releases 2020 Dog Bite Fatality Statistics - Attacks by Bull Breeds Increase and Trends from the 16 Year Data Set

Nonprofit Releases 2020 Dog Bite Fatality Statistics - Attacks by Bull Breeds Increase and Trends from the 16 Year Data Set

In 2020, canines inflicted at least 46 deadly human attacks. Pit bulls contributed to 72% (33) of these deaths. Overall, fatal dog mauling statistics in 2020 were dominated by bull breeds and mastiff-type dogs. When breed was known, only 3 fatal dog attacks did not involve these breeds. - June 01, 2021 - DogsBite.org Incorporated

NYC Employees Now Have Access to Same-Day Mental Health Care Resources

NYC Employees Now Have Access to Same-Day Mental Health Care Resources

New York City employees for the first time have access to same-day mental health care and appointments, effective April 2021, through Mindful Urgent Care – a mental health organization with seven facilities in the NYC area. Mindful Urgent Care has distinguished itself as a pioneering leader... - May 25, 2021 - Mindful Urgent Care

MIND 24-7 Secures $20 Million in Growth Financing to Support Behavioral Health Expansion

MIND 24-7 Secures $20 Million in Growth Financing to Support Behavioral Health Expansion

Funding enables ground-breaking development of mental health crisis and urgent care center model. - May 19, 2021 - MIND 24-7

New York Cancer & Blood Specialists Opens in Forest Hills

New York Cancer & Blood Specialists (NYCBS), one of the Nation’s leading oncology practices, is now providing state-of-the-art cancer care services at 96-10 Metropolitan Ave, Forest Hills, NY 11375. The newest location will provide cutting-edge cancer treatment, making it NYCBS’s... - May 17, 2021 - New York Cancer & Blood Specialists

Denali Advanced Integration Stands with India

Denali Advanced Integration Stands with India to provide funding for aid with the help of Providence Health - Commits to $100,000 humanitarian funds and seeks other givers - May 07, 2021 - Denali Advanced Integration

New York Health Welcomes Denise Abselet, DO Specialist in Geriatrics and Primary Care

New York Health Welcomes Denise Abselet, DO Specialist in Geriatrics and Primary Care

New York Health (NYHealth) is proud to announce that board-certified internal medicine physician and geriatrician Denise Abselet, DO, has joined its team of physicians. She will be practicing at 701 Route 25A, Suite 2, Mount Sinai, NY... - May 04, 2021 - New York Health

Linshom Receives SBIR Phase II Contract Award from the United States Air Force for Its Dual Purpose Respiratory Device

Linshom announced today receipt of a phase II SBIR contract award with the United States Air Force (USAF) to fund ongoing development and deployment of the Linshom Predictive Continuous Respiratory Monitoring (LPCRM) System. The $748K contract follows successful completion of a SBIR phase 1 award... - April 27, 2021 - Linshom

New York Health Expands Growth and Opens New Office

New York Health Expands Growth and Opens New Office

New York Health (NY Health), the premier center for primary and specialty care services with a network of outstanding physicians specializing in family medicine, internal medicine, nephrology, neurology, rheumatology, surgery, urology, and physical therapy, announces the opening of its newest... - April 20, 2021 - New York Health

ALERT FM Receives First Radio-Broadcast ShakeAlert(R) License to Deliver Messages to California, Oregon, and Washington

ALERT FM works when cell, power and internet are not available. - April 16, 2021 - Global Security Systems, LLC

New York Cancer & Blood Specialists and AdvantageCare Physicians Collaborate to Advance Comprehensive Oncology Care

New York Cancer & Blood Specialists and AdvantageCare Physicians Collaborate to Advance Comprehensive Oncology Care

New Alliance Will Expand Patient Access to Cancer Care and Clinical Integration - March 29, 2021 - New York Cancer & Blood Specialists

Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) Extends Desktop Alert Emergency Mass Notification and Communication System for Personnel Protection and Accountability

Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) Extends Desktop Alert Emergency Mass Notification and Communication System for Personnel Protection and Accountability

Desktop Alert is the provider of Mass Notification to all NATO nations is the industry’s leader second only to AtHoc, the largest leading provider of NAS emergency mass notification systems to the U.S. military and federal government. Desktop Alert is currently protecting millions of personnel at army locations such as Fort Campbell, National Guard Enterprise, 30 NATO Nations and numerous U.S. military bases and locations around the world. - March 22, 2021 - Desktop Alert

Nation’s Kidney Care Community: Allow Nation’s Dialysis Facilities Ability to Administer Vaccines to Vulnerable Kidney Patients

Kidney Care Partners (KCP) – the nation’s leading kidney care multi-stakeholder coalition representing patient advocates, physician organizations, health professional groups, dialysis providers, researchers, and manufacturers – has recently sent letters to congressional leaders... - March 02, 2021 - Kidney Care Partners

seca Corporation Awarded Patient Scales Sole-Supplier Contract with Premier Inc.’s SURPASS and ASCEND Purchasing Programs

seca Corporation Awarded Patient Scales Sole-Supplier Contract with Premier Inc.’s SURPASS and ASCEND Purchasing Programs

seca Corporation, the world's market leader in medical measuring and weighing announced today that it has been awarded a contract with Premier’s highly committed ASCEND (Accelerated Supply Chain Endeavor) program in the category of Patient Scales. In addition, seca was the only supplier of... - February 20, 2021 - seca Corporation

New York Cancer & Blood Specialists Improve Patient Quality of Life with Supportive and Palliative Care Services; Palliative Care Division Will Expand Patient Care

New York Cancer & Blood Specialists Improve Patient Quality of Life with Supportive and Palliative Care Services; Palliative Care Division Will Expand Patient Care

New York Cancer & Blood Specialists (NYCBS), one of the Nation’s leading oncology practices, announced it will provide full-time Supportive and Palliative Care services throughout its cancer centers on Long Island and New York... - February 12, 2021 - New York Cancer & Blood Specialists

Sarah Cannon Cancer Institute at Swedish Medical Center Sheds New Light on Brain Tumors

Sarah Cannon Cancer Institute at Swedish Medical Center Sheds New Light on Brain Tumors

5-ALA Fluorescence Technique Allows More Precise Tumor Resection - February 11, 2021 - Swedish Medical Center

Swedish Medical Center Names Jaya Kumar, MD, New Chief Medical Officer

Swedish Medical Center Names Jaya Kumar, MD, New Chief Medical Officer

Dr. Kumar joins Swedish from Medical City McKinney, part of HCA Healthcare's Medical City Healthcare, where she served as the Chief Medical Officer. - February 06, 2021 - Swedish Medical Center

Janaya Raynor, MD, MS Joins the Supportive and Palliative Care Team

Janaya Raynor, MD, MS Joins the Supportive and Palliative Care Team

Dr. Raynor will provide supportive and palliative care services in Nassau County and the Boroughs. - February 02, 2021 - New York Cancer & Blood Specialists

New York Health Announces Family Medicine Physician,  Dr. Muratori Joins Practice

New York Health Announces Family Medicine Physician, Dr. Muratori Joins Practice

Dr. Muratori is excited to be a part of NY Health’s commitment to the highest quality of comprehensive care. - February 02, 2021 - New York Health

Linshom Announces European Patent Coverage for the Linshom Continuous Respiratory Monitor

Linshom Announces European Patent Coverage for the Linshom Continuous Respiratory Monitor

Linshom announced today receipt of patents in five European countries including Germany, France, Spain, Italy and Great Britain. This adds to and expands the current Linshom patent portfolio held in the United States, Canada, Japan, Mexico and China. The lack of a simple, portable and inexpensive... - January 28, 2021 - Linshom

Elliot Nadelson, MD Joins New York Health

Elliot Nadelson, MD Joins New York Health

New York Health (NY Health) is pleased to announce board-certified Elliot Nadelson, M.D. has joined its urology team. NYHealth is the premier center for primary and specialty care services with a network of outstanding physicians specializing in family medicine, internal medicine, physical therapy, nephrology, neurology, rheumatology, surgery, and urology. - January 19, 2021 - New York Health

Swedish Medical Center Bringing World-Class Cardiology Care to Greenwood Village

Swedish Medical Center Bringing World-Class Cardiology Care to Greenwood Village

New location provides access to Cleveland Clinic fellowship-trained cardiologist. - January 15, 2021 - Swedish Medical Center

New York Cancer & Blood Specialists Appoints Chief Radiation Oncologist

New York Cancer & Blood Specialists Appoints Chief Radiation Oncologist

New York Cancer & Blood Specialists (NYCBS), announced Talha Shaikh, MD, MBA, has been named chief radiation oncologist. - January 14, 2021 - New York Cancer & Blood Specialists

Ultra-Low Temperature Freezers for Vaccine and Laboratory Cold Storage Introduced by ATS

Ultra-Low Temperature Freezers for Vaccine and Laboratory Cold Storage Introduced by ATS

ATS announces both freestanding and portable freezers for vaccines, biological materials, and biomedical uses. The ultra-low temperature freezers can continuously store biological materials, including vaccines, at temperatures as low as -86°C (-123°F) with +/- 0.1°C accuracy. - January 07, 2021 - Advanced Thermal Solutions, Inc.

Studies Reveal CBD May Protect Against COVID-19; OC Wellness Solutions' CBD Tinctures and Oils Available

Studies Reveal CBD May Protect Against COVID-19; OC Wellness Solutions' CBD Tinctures and Oils Available

Clinical trials have shown CBD could be effective in reducing the cytokine storm in COVID-19 patients. - January 04, 2021 - OC Wellness Solutions

New York Health Acquires Three Village Family Medicine

New York Health Acquires Three Village Family Medicine

New York Health is pleased to announce that primary care practice, formerly known as Three Village Family Medicine, will now be part of New York Health. Internist, Pollytia I. Panagiotou, MD, and Physician Assistant, Lisa Rizzuto, MS, PA-C will be practicing at the office located at 7 S Jersey Ave... - January 01, 2021 - New York Health

Keep the Holidays Safe from Fires and Burns This Season

Keep the Holidays Safe from Fires and Burns This Season

The Burn and Reconstructive Centers of America and Swedish Medical Center want the community to stay safe this holiday season. - December 18, 2020 - Swedish Medical Center

New York Health Welcomes Primary Care Physician Charles G. Bleecher, MD, FACP

New York Health Welcomes Primary Care Physician Charles G. Bleecher, MD, FACP

Board-Certified Internist and Geriatric Medicine physician, Charles G. Bleecher, MD, FACP will be joining New York Health's team of dedicated physicians. - December 10, 2020 - New York Cancer & Blood Specialists

HCA/HealthONE's Swedish Medical Center Physician Offers Thanksgiving Safety Reminders

HCA/HealthONE's Swedish Medical Center Physician Offers Thanksgiving Safety Reminders

Stay safe while preparing Thanksgiving meals this year. - November 22, 2020 - Swedish Medical Center

Aardvark Medical Announces BARDA Exercise of Contract Option 1 Valued at $2.8M

Advances Development of Specimen Collection System for Respiratory Pathogens for Viral Testing - November 20, 2020 - pNeo LLC

Read a Book, Help a Cowboy

Read a Book, Help a Cowboy

USA Today Bestselling Author kicks off 7th annual campaign to raise funds and awareness for the Justin Cowboy Crisis Fund. - November 04, 2020 - Shanna Hatfield, Author

Desktop Alert and Aceso Medical Supply to Release 10+ Million U.S. Made N95 NIOSH Approved Surgical Respirators

Desktop Alert and Aceso Medical Supply to Release 10+ Million U.S. Made N95 NIOSH Approved Surgical Respirators

Desktop Alert Mass Notification Platform in Partnership with Aceso Medical Supply has procured over 10 million US Made N95 Grade surgical Respirators for U.S. 1st Responders and qualified medical institutions only. The respirators are not available for international shipping under any circumstances. - October 27, 2020 - Desktop Alert

CQRC Celebrates National Respiratory Care Week

CQRC urges Congress to pass H.R. 8158 to waive budget neutrality for home oxygen services, supplies and equipment. - October 26, 2020 - CQRC

Municipal Emergency Services, Inc. (MES) Announced Today It Has Acquired Douglass Safety Systems, LLC

Municipal Emergency Services, Inc. (MES) Announced Today It Has Acquired Douglass Safety Systems, LLC

Municipal Emergency Services, Inc. (MES) announced today it has acquired Douglass Safety Systems, LLC. - October 21, 2020 - Municipal Emergency Services, Inc.

The Ridge Ohio Introduces New Addiction Treatment Program Designed Specifically for Professionals

The Ridge Ohio Introduces New Addiction Treatment Program Designed Specifically for Professionals

Addiction Treatment Center in Milford, OH launches a program to help adults juggling professional and family responsibilities while struggling with addiction. - October 14, 2020 - The Ridge Ohio

AcrobatAnt, Tulsa-Based Advertising Agency, Offers Free Marketing Materials to Promote Flu Vaccinations

AcrobatAnt, Tulsa-Based Advertising Agency, Offers Free Marketing Materials to Promote Flu Vaccinations

AcrobatAnt, an advertising agency serving clients nationwide, is offering free marketing materials to help healthcare organizations promote flu vaccinations in their communities. There are two creative concepts to choose from. Each one includes full working files for social, print, outdoor, digital display and a blog post. Healthcare organizations can download the complete files by visiting acrobatant.com/flu. - October 08, 2020 - AcrobatAnt

XECAN Announces Its "Touchless" Facial Recognition Technology Can Identify and Verify Patients with or Without Masks on

XECAN Announces Its "Touchless" Facial Recognition Technology Can Identify and Verify Patients with or Without Masks on

Patients can be checked in and verified against the EMR system using facial recognition even if the patients have their masks on. - October 07, 2020 - XECAN

Safe Dental Office Open 7 Days a Week in NYC Providing Full Range of Services

Safe Dental Office Open 7 Days a Week in NYC Providing Full Range of Services

State of the art dental office re-opened June 1, 2020 with a wide array of safety precautions to serve New Yorkers in time of Pandemic. Smile Arts of NY is open 7 days a week to accommodate busy schedules of most New Yorkers. Most PPO Dental insurance plans are accepted. The team is dedicated to providing a safe environment for patients. Smile Arts of NY offers a full range of services such as: Dental exams, Dental cleanings, Fillings, Cosmetic and implant dentistry. - September 28, 2020 - Smile Arts of NY

Metro Safety’s Prompt COVID-19 Response Ensures Students’ Safety & Timely Completion of First Aid Courses without Hindrances

Metro Safety’s Prompt COVID-19 Response Ensures Students’ Safety & Timely Completion of First Aid Courses without Hindrances

Safety training ensures First Aid courses for students will take place safely and without any problems or delay. - September 28, 2020 - Metro Safety Training

UptimeHealth to Provide Free Compliance Software to National Urgent Care Center Accreditation Centers

National Urgent Care Center Accreditation (NUCCA) is happy to announce the selection of UptimeHealth as the preferred choice to provide compliance software for Accredited Urgent Care centers. The free compliance software will create operational efficiencies to help meet NUCCA Accreditation... - September 24, 2020 - National Urgent Care Center Accreditation

From Universal Studios Home Entertainment's Recently Released Film "Emperor," Star Robert "7" Shannon to Release Music Video for Self-Produced Song "Unification"

From Universal Studios Home Entertainment's Recently Released Film "Emperor," Star Robert "7" Shannon to Release Music Video for Self-Produced Song "Unification"

Following the long awaited release of "Emperor," produced by Reggie Hudlin and Mark Amin starring Dayo Okeniyi, James Cromwell, Kat Graham, Bruce Dern, Naturi Naughton, Mykelti Williamson and many other all stars, Robert 7 Shannon who played Dangerfield Newby is releasing his debut single and music video "Unification" to take a stand artistically in today's civil unrest. He is also producing content to touch on the issues that plague underserved communities in the form of TV and graphic novel. - September 23, 2020 - RapHead Response LLC

Metro Safety’s Approach to First Aid Training in Vancouver Builds Confidence Amongst Rescuers; Boosts Willingness to Respond in Emergencies

Metro Safety’s Approach to First Aid Training in Vancouver Builds Confidence Amongst Rescuers; Boosts Willingness to Respond in Emergencies

The facility’s wide variety of programs make a safer Vancouver, by effectively combatting accident-based fatalities through safety training. - September 04, 2020 - Metro Safety Training

Ask My Buddy, Personal Alert Network and Noonlight Team to Offer Amazon Alexa Users Access to First Responders

Ask My Buddy, Personal Alert Network and Noonlight Team to Offer Amazon Alexa Users Access to First Responders

Amazon Alexa users can now send a help request to local emergency first responders (police, fire, medical) via a single voice command. Buddy Assist, Powered By Noonlight, is a new feature included with a Premium subscription to the popular skill "Ask My Buddy." - September 01, 2020 - Ask My Buddy

HCA Healthcare/HealthONE's Swedish Medical Center Names Linda Gray as Chief Nursing Officer

HCA Healthcare/HealthONE's Swedish Medical Center Names Linda Gray as Chief Nursing Officer

Swedish Medical Center is pleased to announce the appointment of Linda Gray, RN, MHA, NEA-BC, as Swedish Medical Center's new Chief Nursing Officer (CNO). Gray will join the executive team and will be responsible for driving, supporting, and modeling a culture focused on employee engagement,... - August 29, 2020 - Swedish Medical Center

Employee Health Screening for COVID-19 Released to Help Business Re-Open Safely

Employee Health Screening for COVID-19 Released to Help Business Re-Open Safely

C-19Registration.com has released a new cloud-based COVID-19 employee health checker for businesses to open safely. The system uses a simple questionnaire along with guidelines from the CDC and local health officials to reduce the risk of COVID-19 transmission in the workplace. - August 28, 2020 - C-19Registration.com

Swedish Medical Center Among Nation’s Top Performing Hospitals for Treatment of Heart Attack Patients

Swedish Medical Center Among Nation’s Top Performing Hospitals for Treatment of Heart Attack Patients

American College of Cardiology NCDR Chest Pain - MI Registry Platinum Award recognizes high standards of patient care. - August 21, 2020 - Swedish Medical Center

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