May 5, 2016

Join The Abaris Group experts, Mike Williams and Jenifer Goodwin, as they discuss the past and current trends in trauma centers and trauma systems in the U.S. To register for the free webinar, please click here

May 2, 2016

On the 50th anniversary of the birth of modern EMS, EMS Strong reflects on the role the federal government has had in helping local agencies and care providers serve their communities. Click here to read the full story.

April 27, 2016

The Abaris Group's Bill Bullard was recently quoted in a Las Vegas Sun article assessing the number of trauma centers in Clark County and whether it should expand the region's trauma system. A 2004 Abaris Group comprehensive assessment of trauma care need in Clark County recommended to only add one Level 3 trauma center to the system.

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April 25, 2016

The Abaris Group hosted its popular two part webinar series on urgent care: Fundamentals of an Effective Urgent Care Center and Taking Your Urgent Care to the Next Level. Click here to purchase the recorded webinars. Included with the recording is the slide deck. After you've viewed the webinar, we can arrange for a complimentary thirty minute consult with Mike Williams to answer any questions you may have.

April 10, 2016

The Commission on Accreditation of Ambulance Services (CAAS) announced the publication of its long awaited Ground Vehicle Standard (GVS) for Ambulances, defining the “gold standard” for operations in the medical transportation industry. The consensus group was made up of professionals, including public and private EMS providers, regulators, physicians, equipment manufacturers and other subject matter experts.

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April 4, 2016

Emergency medicine (EM) physicians had a 5 percent increase in income this year, about in the middle among all physicians. When asked about their compensation for patient care, EM physicians were about in the middle ($322,000). They ranked slightly higher in last year's compensation report, even though their earnings were lower then ($306,000). When asked what they attributed their increases to, most EM physicians responded that they were working more hours. Many had experienced an increase in patient volume. Others simply received raises or changed jobs or positions.

March 28, 2016

A recent Wall Street Journal article describes the surge in urgent care, with hospital chains, insurance companies and health systems driving the investment in this space. Although estimates of the number of centers in the U.S. are as high as 10,000, demand for high-quality, noncritical care is fueling further growth. Forecasts only show an increase in number of centers as the population ages and more people get access to health insurance.

March 7, 2016

The Abaris Group's newest white paper: Trauma Centers Past Developments -- New Markets assesses the trauma center field. Authors Jenifer Goodwin and Mike Williams look at the history of trauma centers, patient and injury characteristics, payer mix and other financial issues, why the current surge, how it helps lift up the hospital's reputation and much more. Click here to get your copy today.

March 7, 2016

The Abaris Group hosted a webinar, Trauma Centers: Benefits + Challenges of Achieving Designation. Click here to purchase the recorded webinar.

January 25, 2016

In a recent story featured on local news station KRQE, Santa Fe is taking a "radically different approach" to reduce the number of 911 calls, and partnering with local agencies and providers to ease the strain on budgets, rescue crews, emergency rooms and on the people calling 911. Click here to review the story.