ACEP in the News

Below are recent major mainstream and health care news articles that feature the American College of Emergency Physicians and its spokespeople.


Groups Work to Tackle Surprise Billing Qualms in the Emergency Department

ACEP and EDPMA recently outlined solutions to address the significant challenges facing emergency physicians who try to use the independent dispute resolution (IDR) process.

Poll Finds Nearly Half of Americans Unprepared for Medical Emergency

"A medical emergency can happen at any time and quick action by a bystander can be the difference between life or death," said ACEP president Dr. Christopher Kang. "Everyone can learn some easy steps ...

Emergency Care Vs. Urgent Care: What's the Difference?

"The emergency department is the best option for concerning symptoms, severe illness or injury, and we're open 24/7, 365," said ACEP President Dr. Christopher Kang. "Emergency physicians are ready to ...

Cardiac arrest is often fatal, but doctors say certain steps can boost survival odds

"If you fall down to the ground in a casino, they respond immediately" with CPR and defibrillation from an AED, says Anderson, who is spokesman for the American College of Emergency Physicians.

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