SoundBites: Q and A

Interviews with top emergency medicine experts and coverage of breaking news and lectures in the specialty.
Creator: Martha Roberts, ACNP, CEN
Duration: 10:04
Emergency Medicine News 

Listen to Ms. Roberts talk about why providers should create their own hospital that lacks one important thing: administrators. Read her viewpoint article on this topic at http://emn.online/Apr16Viewpoint.

Creator: Emergency Medicine News
Duration: 3:14
Emergency Medicine News 
Emergency Medicine News’ Alissa Katz spoke with Thea James, MD, about her Violence Intervention Advocacy Program, which assists Boston Medical Center’s ED patients and helps them get back on their feet. She spoke about some of the details of the program, why she loves people, her inherit want to help others, and how she balances this program with her other professional and personal roles.
Creator: Emergency Medicine News
Duration: 4:47
Emergency Medicine News 
Emergency Medicine News’ Alissa Katz spoke with Jeff Strickler, RN, the associate vice president of University of North Carolina (UNC) hospitals about Bivarus, an electronic survey methodology. He discussed why UNC’s ED made the switch, how it works, and the differences between Bivarus and paper-based survey tools. Read a transcript of this podcast, and see photos of Bivarus at http://bit.ly/1Dy36RJ.
Creator: Emergency Medicine News
Duration: 7:25
Emergency Medicine News 
Emergency Medicine News’ Alissa Katz spoke with Carlo Reyes, MD, JD, the vice chief of staff and the assistant medical director of emergency medicine at Los Robles Hospital in Thousand Oaks, CA, and the founder and CEO of Health e-MedRecord, a patient-centered and emergency physician-designed EMR solution. He discussed the difference between his EMR and every other product available, the emphasis on patient involvement, and how his product is HIPAA-secure. Read a transcript of this podcast, and see photos of Dr. Reyes’s EMR at http://bit.ly/1xzztqu.
Creator: Rob Orman, MD
Duration: 19:08
Emergency Medicine News 
Does rivaroxaban for treatment of deep venous thrombosis (DVT) warrant changing our current treatment with vitamin K antagonists (VKAs)? Dr. Orman examines the evidence.
Creator: Emilia Benton
Duration: 21:00
Emergency Medicine News 
Listen in as EMN Editorial Assistant Emilia Benton interviews the chief of emergency medicine at the Boston area’s Cambridge Health Alliance hospital network. Assaad Sayah, MD, shares just how the three campuses managed to drastically reduce 90 minute wait times in the emergency department.
Creator: Emilia Benton
Duration: 16:00
Emergency Medicine News 
Listen in as EMN Editorial Assistant Emilia Benton interviews one of emergency medicine’s best known bloggers. Scott Weingart, MD, the voice behind EmCrit, explains his passion for teaching, what he thinks is insulting to emergency medicine, and why he put off creating a hyponatremia podcast.
Creator: Lisa Hoffman
Duration: 17:45
Emergency Medicine News 
Listen in as EMN Assistant Editor Angela Munasque interviews one of emergency medicine’s best known experts. Arthur Kellermann, MD, waxes poetic on his career, explains why a mannequin inspired him to pursue emergency medicine, and sheds light on what family and hiking have to do with his career.