Posts Tagged ‘emergency room’

2012 OTTY Awards: A Comforting Presence in the Emergency Room

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By Sarah Amandolare Constance Peterson admits her job is intense. As director of patient services for the emergency department at New York Presbyterian Hospital, Peterson encounters pain and suffering on a daily basis. “Short of on the battlefield,” she said, “most people in their work life don’t experience this.” Peterson, 58, has directed what’s called [&hellip
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Alicia Salzer, M.D. & Leslie Miller, M.D., Co-Founders of Medhattan

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The insurance industry’s answer to rising health care costs is to increasingly offer high deductible plans and catastrophic-only insurance that only covers surgery, hospitalizations and the like. This means that in 2012, tons of New Yorkers will avoid going to the doctor to save money. And that’s a problem because you miss the chance to [&hellip
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