The First Annual Report on Hospital Performance by the Commissioner of the NJ Department of Health and Senior Services
View individual hospital profiles, compare the performance of various hospitals, or make comparisons by county and region. The on-line version also provides a technical explanation of the measures and methodology. To obtain a copy of the report, access the website or contact the Department’s Office of Health Care Quality Assessment, Division of Health Care Quality and Oversight, New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services by mail at P.O. Box 360, Trenton, NJ 08625-0360, by phone at (800) 418-1397, or by fax at (609) 530-7478.
A free educational website for emergency physicians.
Emergency Medicine Magazine
Articles in Emergency Medicine deal with every acute problem encountered in emergency departments and primary care, including trauma, heart attack, stroke, gastrointestinal dysfunction, dermatologic disorders, serious infections, and diseases of all kinds entering the acute stage. Its clear, how-to style guides the reader through diagnosis, treatment, and follow-up of each disorder. Articles focus on practical information the physician can immediately incorporate into daily practice to heal a patient or save a life. Often, using a case study format, articles recreate the office visit, offering stepwise strategies for handling acute problems. Chronic disorders are also addressed, with emphasis on preventing the emergency.
Annals of Emergency Medicine
Journal of the American College of Emergency Physicians, accessible online to subscribers at the Elsevier Science website.
Looking for a new and easy way to earn CME? There are several interesting CME sites available on the web that offer low-cost or free CME activities. Pick your favorite search engine and look up "Medical CME." You'll most likely come up with a long list of sites to choose from, as online CME is becoming more and more common.
Following are several sites we found that looked interesting and easy to use:
Reprinted with permission from the Illinois College of Emergency Physicians (ICEP)
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