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ACEP Chief: ER Docs Must Look Beyond Acute Care
Health Leaders Media

Emergency room doctors see themselves in a health reform vise, squeezed on one side by administrators and payers who think they should work faster and better, and on the other by new penalty and billing rules they are only starting to understand.

That’s what many said during the annual meeting of the American College of Emergency Physicians being held in San Francisco Saturday through Wednesday, which drew a record attendance of more than 6,000.