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CDC Issues New Patient Visit Report  (June 29, 2007)


ER Visits Jump to Record 115 Million  (June 29, 2007) 


Training for Terrorism-Related Conditions in Hospitals: United States, 2003-2004  (December 11, 2006)


Almost Half of Hospitals Experience Crowded Emergency Departments   (September 27, 2006)


More Physicians Using Electronic Medical Records  (July 21, 2006)


Outpatient U.S. Medical Care Exceeds 1 Billion Visits  (June 23, 2006)


More Work Needed to Ensure U.S. Hospitals Equipped and Staffed to Handle Pediatric Emergency Patients (February 28, 2006)


Increased Diversion Hours Indicates Declining Emergency Department Capacity; Elderly Disproportionately Affected (February 6, 2006)


Visits to U.S. Emergency Departments at All-Time High; Number of Departments Shrinking (May 26, 2005)


New Study Shows Limited Use of Electronic Medical Records (March 15, 2005)


Elderly Patients Prescribed Inappropriate Medications at 8 Percent of Doctor Visits (February 9, 2004)





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