Specialty News & Articles

ER Physicians Swamped by Non-Urgent Cases

By Sterling Medical Staff

On almost any given day, Emergency Room (ER) Physicians typically face overcrowding in their waiting rooms. In the early 1990s a decrease in the amount of ER use could be seen. That decline was attributed to the greater enrollment of patients into managed care plans.  Several factors have reversed this trend so that many emergency departments are filled to capacity, increasing the demand for Emergency Medicine Physicians. Read more

Advances Force Changes for Neurosurgeons

By Sterling Medical Staff

According to James I. Ausman, M.D., Ph.D., and Ronald P. Pawl, M.D., biological advances and technological innovations will change neurosurgical practices.  Targeted molecular therapies are leading to better therapies in cancer and other treatments.  Technological advances in neuroimaging will lead to better visualization and aid computer assisted surgery, improving neurosurgical outcomes. Read more

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