Iowa ACEP Newsletters

Here you will find a link to our latest chapter newsletter, as well as links to previous newsletters that you might find helpful and informative. You may also find news that is relevant to our chapter and/or to the practice of emergency medicine in general.

Latest ACEP Report Card Gives US Emergency Room Infrastructure a Failing Grade

People seeking emergency care may face longer wait times and other challenges under Obamacare, according to ACEP’s most recent “report card.” Click here for more information.

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Iowa Ranks 11th in the Nation for Policies That Support Patients

Iowa moved from 19th place in 2009 to 11th place in the 2014 ACEP state-by-state report card on America’s emergency care environment (“Report Card”). The state received an overall C, despite critical health care workforce shortages. Click here to view the press release.