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HFS Issues Advisory PowerPoints to Clarify Emergency Rules for FOID Mental Health Reporting Requirements

June 13, 2014

The Department of Healthcare and Family Services (HFS) has issued the following PowerPoint presentations to clarify the emergency rules related to the FOID mental health reporting requirements implemented as part of the concealed carry legislation in Illinois. PowerPoint – Inpatient Facilities PowerPoint – Outpatient Facilities PowerPoint – Qualified Examiners

Save the Date for Illinois EMS Summit

May 15, 2014

The Illinois EMS Summit will be held Wednesday, November 19, 2014 at the Northfield Inn Suite & Conference Center in Springfield. The program will run from 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM, with registration starting at 8:30 AM. Registration information will be available soon. View Save-the-Date Flier

Three ICEP Members Honored for Service, Dedication with Annual Awards

May 13, 2014

Three ICEP members were honored during the Annual Business Meeting at the Spring Symposium in May at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago. Cai Glushak, MD, FACEP, Carolynn Zonia, DO, FACEP, FACOEP, and Walter Bradley, MD, MBA, FACEP, were honored by ICEP for their contributions to the college and emergency medicine. Bill. B. Smiley Award Dr. […]

New ICEP Board of Directors Members Announced

May 2, 2014

Edward J. Ward, MD, MPH, FACEP turned over the gavel to incoming President David Griffen, MD, PhD, FACEP, at the Annual Business Meeting that took place during the Spring Symposium on May 1, 2014 at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. Dr. Griffen will serve as President for the 2014-2015 term. Dr. Ward will serve as Past President. […]

University of Chicago Hosts Complimentary CME Dinner on Aortic Diseases

April 27, 2014

The University of  Chicago Medicine’s Center for Aortic Diseases is hosting a complimentary CME dinner event targeted for emergency physicians and internal medicine physicians. The program, “Complex Aortic Diseases: Identification, Treatment & Future Technology,” will be held from 5 – 9 PM Wednesday, May 14 at the new University of Chicago Hospitals’ Center for Care […]

Improve Care With Geriatric Emergency Department Guidelines

March 14, 2014

The Geriatric Emergency Department Guidelines document is the product of two years of consensus-based work that included representatives from the American College of Emergency Physicians, The American Geriatrics Society, Emergency Nurses Association, and the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine. The purpose of these Geriatric Emergency Department Guidelines is to provide a standardized set of guidelines […]

New Comment Period Open Until March 24 for ACEP’s IV tPA Clinical Policy

February 6, 2014

In response to the 2013 Council and ACEP Board-adopted Amended Resolution 32(13), the Clinical Policy: Use of Intravenous tPA for the Management of Acute Ischemic Stroke in the Emergency Department, published in 2013 in Annals of Emergency Medicine, is being posted for a 60-day additional ACEP membership comment period. Comments received along with supporting evidence […]

ICEP Calls for Committee Members for 2014

January 30, 2014

ICEP is accepting applications for members who wish to serve on ICEP Committees in 2014. ICEP committees meet several times a year at the ICEP office or by conference call. The deadline to submit a committee application is Friday, January 31, 2014. Members will be notified of committee appointments by email in late February. Submit […]

Illinois EMSC Releases New Child Abuse and Neglect Policy and Procedures Tool Kit

May 30, 2013

Illinois Emergency Medical Services for Children (EMSC) is pleased to share a recently finalized document titled Child Abuse and Neglect Policy & Procedure Guidelines/Toolkit, 2nd edition.  This document can assist organizations as they develop and enhance their child abuse and neglect policies and procedures, as mandated by the Illinois Abused and Neglected Child Reporting Act (325 ILCS […]

ACEP Launches ‘Saving Millions’ Campaign to Demonstrate Value of EM

Emergency departments are the hub for medical issues that come up suddenly and urgently, whether it’s the aftermath of a mass casualty event like the bombings in Boston, or a growing number of patients being referred by primary care doctors. In an effort to help the public and lawmakers understand the unique role of the […]

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