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Media Contact: Kathi Baker 15 August 2006
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Emory Medical Experts Address Current Healthcare Issues in Video Editorials
This month, three Emory University medical experts share their views on current healthcare industry issues in a series of web video editorials in Medscape General Medicine (MedGenMed) on Medscape from WebMD.

-- In "The Future of Emergency Care in the United States," Arthur Kellermann, MD, MPH, discusses the challenges that America's emergency care system is facing and his views on how they may be resolved. Dr. Kellermann is Professor and Chairman, the Department of Emergency Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine.

Dr. Kellermann's editorial is available at: http://medgenmed.medscape.com/viewarticle/542028.

-- In "Time to Reform Physician Re-licensure," Michael M. E. Johns, MD, proposes three ways to modernize the country's framework for licensing, certifying and re-licensing physicians. Dr. Johns is Executive Vice President, Health Affairs, Emory University; Chief Executive Officer, Woodruff Health Sciences Center, Emory University; and Chairman of the Board, Emory Healthcare, Emory University.

Dr. Johns' editorial is available at: http://medgenmed.medscape.com/viewarticle/542322

--In "Boosting the Odds of Surviving Cardiac Arrest," Bryan McNally, MD, and Arthur Kellermann, MD, share their views on why cardiac arrest mortality rates vary widely between cities across the country. Dr. McNally is Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, Emory University.

Dr. McNally's editorial will be available at http://medgenmed.medscape.com/viewarticle/542698 on August 21.

To request an interview with an Emory University medical expert, please contact Emory University Health Sciences Communications at 404-727-5686.

Medscape General Medicine (www.MedGenMed.com) is the original open access peer-reviewed general medical journal and is published by Medscape from WebMD (www.medscape.com).



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