Legal & Policy Issues in Emergency Medicine

Emergency Department Closures Increase Patient Mortality

Larry Weiss, MD JD MAAEM FAAEMLarry Weiss, MD JD MAAEM FAAEM
Cedric Dark, MD MPHCedric Dark, MD MPH
Fall 2014 - In this Policy Prescriptions® edition of the podcast, Cedric Dark, MD MPH, Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Emergency Medicine Residency Program at Baylor College of Medicine, speaks with Dr. Thiago Hallmer, a resident at Baylor College of Medicine. They discuss the association between ED closures and inpatient mortality for all hospitals in the area. Topics include: methods and parameters, findings, and suggestions for what we can do as advocates. Intro music by Kämmerer, 'Take Left' from the album 'Rhodes to Wisdom,' powered by JAMENDO.


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