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Senate Passes Dr. Lorna Breen Health Care Provider Protection Act

ACEP is pleased to announce that early Friday morning, the Senate approved S. 610, the “Dr. Lorna Breen Health Care Provider Protection Act.” This comes on the heels of hundreds of ACEP members joining together to lobby for this legislation during last month’s Leadership & Advocacy Conference, conducting 287 meetings with legislators and staff from 44 states. Read more details and view next steps.

 

EM Physician Workforce of the Future:

 

Resident Voice: Where Medicine and Literature Meet (ACEP Now, July 22)

 

New ACEP Policy Statement & Information Paper 

COVID-19

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Do You Have a Vaccination Program in Your ED?

As new variants continue to emerge, there is more urgency to vaccinate as many people as possible against the virus. If you have set up a vaccination program in your ED, please take a few minutes to complete our survey for national data gathering. If you haven’t, please consider working with your institution to provide vaccines to appropriate patients who will be discharged from the ED. An on-demand webinar features ACEP members explaining how they set up vaccine administration programs in their EDs and their lessons learned. And there are more resources online, including helpful tools for addressing vaccine hesitancy.

 

New Podcast: COVID-19 Myth Busting

ACEP members are all fielding questions and concerns from friends and family. ACEP Frontline host Dr. Ryan Stanton sits down with Dr. Howie Mell to dispel some ongoing myths around vaccines, variants and more. Share this episode on social media to help us battle disinformation.

 

NewCOVID-19 Vaccination Smart Phrase

 

Upcoming Webinars:

White House Conversation: Health Systems, Providers and the COVID-19 Vaccination Effort (8/18, 11am CT)

 

COVID-19 Variants: What Emergency Physicians Need to Know (8/20, 12pm CT)

During this live, free webinar we will provide an overview of Coronaviruses and the SARS-CoV-2 variants and review their classifications. The presenters will also present on the clinical implications, relevance and trends based on variants of interest, concern, and high consequence, including prevention, presentation, treatment, and management. Register here.

 

Get the Latest Tools in the COVID-19 Clinical Alert Center

 

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Upcoming ACEP Events and Deadlines

August 18: White House Conversation: Health Systems, Providers and the COVID-19 Vaccination Effort (11 am CT)

August 20COVID-19 Variants: What Emergency Physicians Need to Know
August 25: Medical School Loans and the CARES Act: What You Need to Know

August 30: Rural Emergency Medicine: Where We Are and Where We Are Headed

September 23: Dental 101 for ED Physicians (Webinar)
October 25-28: ACEP21 in Boston — REGISTRATION IS OPEN! Use promo code ACEP21CHAP for $100 off the in-person meeting price.

 
Improve the Quality of Acute Care to Patients with ACEP Accreditation

When you choose accreditation, you are choosing to pursue a commitment to excellence across the spectrum of care that will help attract more patients and elevate your institution— providing a competitive edge in the marketplace.

  • Strengthen community confidence in the quality and safety of care, treatment, and services – achieving accreditation makes a strong statement to the community about an organization’s efforts to provide the highest quality services.
  • Provide a framework for organizational structure and management – accreditation involves maintaining a high level of quality and compliance with the latest standards. Accreditation provides guidance to an organization’s quality improvement efforts.
  • Align emergency departments with one of the most respected names in emergency health care – being accredited by ACEP helps organizations position for the future of integrated care.
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