Future of Emergency Medicine and Emergency Medical Care is reviewed by top expert in Emergency Medicine. How will emergency medical care at top US hospitals evolve in next decade?
How patients benefit from better organization of emergency medical care? How changes in patient numbers and severity of problems drive evolution of Emergency Medicine in the US? Future of Emergency Medicine and Emergency Medical Care. Video interview with top expert in Emergency Medicine. Patients become more acutely ill and visit emergency departments more. Medical care should be delivered in setting that matches acuity of patient’s illness. This will help to focus emergency room doctors on the severely ill patients. Second opinion helps to make sure preliminary diagnosis is correct. Second opinion also helps to choose the best treatment for your medical condition before it becomes an emergency. Seek second opinion on your medical problem to avoid visit to Emergency Room later. Emergency department in the future should serve only as a gateway to the hospital for severely ill patients. Patients with less acute illness and minor medical problems should use primary care doctors and urgent care clinics.