Month: April 2011

    New Jersey Legislature Considers Emergency Medical Services Reforms

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    Two identical bills currently before the New Jersey legislature are intended to enhance patient safety by changing how emergency medical services (EMS) are regulated, funded and delivered. Senate Bill 818…

    Report Shows Many Are Leaving Hospital Against Their Doctors’ Advice

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    A report by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality indicates that between 1997 and 2008 there was a 40 percent increase in the number of patients who checked themselves…