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Urge Your U.S. Senators to Take Action to Halt Impending Medicare Cuts

November 18, 2020

Negotiations continue in Congress on how to address the impending Medicare cuts that many physicians will face in 2021. Emergency physicians will face a 6% cut unless Congress acts. Although you may have already contacted your U.S. House member on this issue, your two U.S. Senators need to hear from you now about the importance […]

Tier 3 Resurgence Mitigations to Take Effect Statewide on Friday

With a new wave of COVID-19 surging across the state of Illinois, the Midwest and the nation, Governor JB Pritzker and the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced additional COVID-19 resurgence mitigations will take effect in every region across the state in an attempt to slow the spread of the virus. Tier 3 […]

Dr. Adnan Hussain Recognized with ACEP Community Emergency Medicine Excellence Award

November 2, 2020

ICEP member Adnan Hussain, MD, Medical Director of AMITA Saint Joseph Medical Center in Joliet, was recognized by the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) with the 2020 Community Emergency Medicine Excellence Award for his outstanding contributions to care in Joliet and its surrounding communities. The ACEP Community Emergency Medicine Excellence Award is presented at […]

Dr. Tarlan Hedayati Honored as ACEP’s Outstanding Speaker of the Year

October 27, 2020

Tarlan Hedayati, MD, FACEP, was been honored as ACEP’s 2019-20 Outstanding Speaker of the Year. This prestigious award is designed to recognize a single faculty member who has consistently demonstrated teaching excellence through performance, versatility, and dependability during ACEP educational meetings throughout the year. Dr. Hedayati will be recognized at ACEP21 when she can be honored […]

ACEP Rebuts President Trump’s False Statements about Overcounting COVID-19 Deaths

October 26, 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C.—In response to President Trump’s baseless claims about physicians miscounting deaths due to COVID-19, the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) released the following statement on October 25: “On behalf of the nation’s emergency physicians, ACEP is appalled by President Trump’s reckless and false assertions that physicians are overcounting deaths related to COVID-19. Emergency […]

51 Counties At Warning Level for Coronavirus Disease

October 23, 2020

The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) on October 23 reported 51 counties in Illinois are considered to be at a warning level for novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19). The number of counties has increased from 34 last week. A county enters a warning level when two or more COVID-19 risk indicators that measure the amount […]

Free Webinar on Xofluza and Influenza Presented by Genentech

October 19, 2020

An educational program on Xofluza and influenza will be presented at two time slots on October 28. Registration is free and open to all. XOFLUZA:THE ONLY SINGLE-DOSE ORAL ANTIVIRAL FOR THE FLU Wednesday, October 28, 2020 at 12:00 PM CST Register now (Search Program Number: CM40061) Wednesday, October 28, 2020 at 6:00 PM CST Register […]

Public Health Officials Announce 87,000 Tests Completed, 4,554 New Cases

October 16, 2020

The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 4,554 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, the highest one-day case total, including 38 additional confirmed deaths. On September 4, 2020, IDPH reported 5,368 new cases of COVID-19 after a slowdown in data processing delayed reporting of some additional aggregate numbers. Cases not […]

Joint Statement Released Regarding Osteopathic Physicians and Emergency Medicine

October 15, 2020

ICEP stands in support of the joint statement released by the EM community regarding osteopathic physicians and emergency medicine, after recently disparaging notices and an advertisement about DOs, and female DOs in particular, have circulated online and in the press. Joint Statement Regarding Osteopathic Physicians and Emergency Medicine Released October 14, 2020 The entire Emergency […]

Help ICEP Member Advance to Final 4 of ACEP Drop the Mic Competition

October 9, 2020

Sarah (Sanders) Dhake, MD, faculty for NorthShore University HealthSystem has advanced to the Elite 8 of ACEP New Speakers Competition, called Drop the Mic, held as part of ACEP20 Unconventional. Let’s help her advance on to the Final 4 by voting! Voting is open now through October 21. https://acep.us.launchpad6.com/dropthemic/entry/14

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