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Emergency Medicine Career and Resource Center

Welcome to the LocumTenens.com Emergency Medicine Career and Resource Center. Here you can stay up-to-date on the latest news and trends in your industry, check out survey statistics on emergency medicine physician salaries, find links to organizations and associations, and more. Of course, you're only a few clicks away from finding the perfect emergency medicine employment opportunity, too. Learn more about our emergency medicine recruiting services

2020 Emergency Medicine Salary and Employment Statistics

The 2020 LocumTenens.com emergency medicine salary survey annual report is now available! Results from the annual LocumTenens.com emergency medicine salary survey highlight annual average emergency medicine physician salaries. Respondent demographics including region of practice and employment status are covered in detail. Also, view clinicians’ thoughts on another wave of COVID-19 and patient misinformation about the virus. 

How has COVID-19 affected emergency departments and what’s in store for the future?

Source: LocumTenens.com

As COVID numbers decrease, EDs are experiencing a different issue. In August, we polled emergency departments across the U.S. to see how their volume of patients changed during the pandemic to now. More than half of the EDs reported their volumes are now equal to or above their pre-COVID-19 levels. However, the acuity of patients is much higher. And, it’s not COVID-related. Rather, very sick patients are presenting to the ED with complications related to postponed care for cardiac disease, chronic illness and neurological/stroke issues.

View the complete article here.

On-scene resuscitation more beneficial for cardiac arrest patients

Source: Medscape

Paramedics prioritizing treatment and resuscitation efforts on-scene instead of during transportation to the hospital has shown better outcomes for patients suffering cardiac arrest, according to an observational study. Transporting cardiac arrest patients during the resuscitation process could negatively affect the quality of CPR or hinder other best practices.

View the complete article here.

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