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Changing the Trajectory – Establishing a Robust Patient Experience Strategy to Lead Improvement in the Emergency Department

Learn how the Advent Health Medical Center Emergency Department team worked together with Press Ganey to drive improved patient experience and outcomes.

6 Proven Ways to Conquer Decision Fatigue

Decision fatigue centers around making deteriorating quality choices after a long session of decision making. Sounds familiar? As physicians, this is an all too common scenario. Compound the fact that our choices carry a heavy burden as we are possibly making life-altering choices for our patients on every shift.

Q&A with Erin Guth: Chicago Area COVID-19 Front Line Hero Meal Trains Co-Founder

Illinois Emergency Medicine Specialists (IEMS) family members, Erin Zerth and Erin Guth, wanted to find a way to support the healthcare heroes who courageously put the fear and wellbeing of themselves and their families aside to help the most vulnerable. What started as the efforts of two women quickly became a community movement.

Community Pandemic Response

In May 2020, IEMS Medical Director, Dr. Herb Zerth participated in a local Community Conversation with the American Heart Association of Illinois. Along with other local community health leaders, he shared insight and a personal perspective of what hospitals are doing to keep the public safe.