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Overcrowding in the ER: A State of Emergency?

What happens when an emergency room encounters more patients than it can accommodate? MHA@GW, the online master of health administration offered through the Milken Institute School of Public Health at the George Washington University, created the below infographic to help explain why ER overcrowding happens and who it hurts. In addition to detailing some of […]

Preventing Hospital Errors to Improve Patient Care

Article contributed by: Emily Newhook, Community Relations Manager for MHA@GW at The Milken Institute School of Public Health at The George Washington University Defining Adverse Medical Events Mistakes can happen anywhere, but when it comes to fields like health care – where errors can have life-threatening consequences – we hold people to a higher standard. An adverse […]