Emergency Room

Looking back: Nurse and former student reflects on Las Vegas shooting

April 30, 2018
A Texas A&M College of Nursing graduate remembers her emergency room experience after the 2017 Las Vegas shooting

You Asked: To go to the ER or not? What to do after a car accident

June 5, 2017
Your fender bender can put a dent in your health

Repairing a broken system: Wrong care in the wrong places

January 5, 2017
Why underserved groups use the hospital emergency department instead of a primary care provider, and how we can fix it

A virtual hospital: How a model can test real-world innovations

April 11, 2016
Researchers use a computer simulation to see how well a hospital emergency room functions—all before it’s built

Freestanding Emergency Rooms: A quick alternative to the hospital, or an expensive way to be treated?

January 7, 2016

If you’re unlucky enough to need care in the middle of the night, on the weekend, or far away from your regular doctor, a hospital emergency room might seem like your best option. Now, at least in Texas, another choice might be what is called a “freestanding emergency room,” or FSER. These are emergency departments that are physically separate from hospitals.

Reducing barriers to care

November 16, 2015
A&M Rural and Community Health Institute created the Brazos Valley Post Discharge Care Coordination program

Emergency Room: How to Know If You Should Go

December 12, 2013

The busy holiday season brings cheer, joy and, unfortunately, a greater possibility of illness and accident. In a time when the emergency room is overly crowded with holiday fiascos, it’s important to know when a household first aid kit can suffice.