News Archive

November 18, 2021

More than a year and a half into the Covid-19 pandemic, the US finds itself facing a new set of parameters: We now have Covid-19 vaccines available for those 5 years of age and older, we have information at our disposal about the effectiveness of mask usage for reducing the risk of disease…

October 25, 2021

The American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) is pleased to recognize outstanding leadership across emergency medicine during ACEP21, the world’s largest emergency medicine conference.

September 3, 2021

Founded in 1972 by ACEP, the mission of the Emergency Medicine Foundation (EMF) is to fund science that advances the careers of emergency medicine researchers, provides the basis for effective health policy, and ultimately improves patient care. Every year, EMF awards grants to investigators…

July 28, 2021

The summer got off to a fun start. As vaccines became increasingly accessible, many of us had a sense of relief. But somehow America has hit a wall: Only around 50% of the country is fully vaccinated, well below the target set by President Biden earlier in the summer.

March 25, 2021

George Washington University researchers found low dose aspirin may reduce the need for mechanical ventilation, ICU admission and in-hospital mortality in hospitalized COVID-19 patients, according to a new study.

November 28, 2020

Fever, cough and shortness of breath are not the only warning signs of a coronavirus infection, even if they are the most common. In the last several months, a growing number of doctors have documented a handful of otherwise unexpected symptoms in patients with COVID-19, the illness caused by…

November 17, 2020

Dr. Janice Blanchard worries about her commute this week, which takes her past the White House. Police and federal law enforcement are heavy on the roads she drives to the George Washington University Hospital, where she works as an emergency medicine physician.

November 17, 2020

When the first wave of COVID-19 hit the Washington, D.C., metro area, Amy Keim, PA-C, an emergency medicine PA, was already working 12-hour shifts at not one, but three hospitals – The George Washington University Hospital (GWUH), Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, and United Medical…

September 30, 2020

Kastle Systems will work with a multidisciplinary team from the George Washington University (GW) to enhance its existing platforms and implement state-of-the-art public health and building technologies to support their clients in achieving this goal

July 24, 2020

As schools now explore virtual education and hospitals expand to digital platforms as viable and safe options during the time of COVID-19, the focus on adequate internet access has moved to center stage. In 2017, the American Medical Informatics Association recommended that broadband be…