For Dr. Eric Forsthoefel medical specialty involves emergency room care. He has received approval from various licensing boards to offer his emergency medicine expertise to patients. Dr. Forsthoefel was certified in emergency medicine by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. Dr. Forsthoefel also holds a Louisiana State Medical License. This license has been active since 2013 — his Florida State Medical License, which has been active since 2014.
Dr. Forsthoefel has over six years of experience handling medical cases in an emergency room setting in Florida His training and medical background has prepared him to do things like assessing the situation, respond to — as well as treat patients — during an emergency medical crisis. Dr. Forsthoefel has also covered a plethora of full health and medical concerns with his patients. These have included fractures, trauma, cardiac distress as well as gashes and cuts. Forsthoefel as also helped those with acute illnesses. Dr. Eric Forsthoefel works in Tallahassee, Florida in a local emergency room.
Recently, Dr. Forsthoefel gave his opinions on a big issue with healthcare today — the issue is the overuse of emergency services for non-urgent care. Dr. Forsthoefel provides a meaningful discussion about this critical issue about what is happening in Florida emergency rooms as their repercussions.
Moreover, the Bixler Trauma & Emergency Center is where Dr. Forsthoefel works in Florida. Recently, Dr. Forsthoefel was interviewed about why this is such a problem. Eric Forsthoefel noted that due to a continual lack of availability to primary care there are a plethora of patients that choose an emergency room at a hospital for assistance.
Dr. Forsthoefel also notes in a Patch.com article, that it doesn’t matter how urgent the problem is, people like Forsthoefel still consider it their responsibility to give top care for everyone. And every patient that walks into the emergency room will get the attention of medical staff like nurses, medical technologists, physicians as well as other medical staff. And even those coming into the emergency room requiring a bed will be seen.
In addition, Dr. Forsthoefel goes on to note in this Patch.com article, “The Impact of Non-Urgent Care on Florida Emergency Rooms” that Emergency departments and personnel are toiling harder and harder to maintain efficiency while still being able to give the top care possible. Forsthoefel emphasized the lack of resources and health care that he did understand that many individuals have various roadblocks to entry concerning healthcare.
The issue with resources that were supposed to be used for those patients with critical or acute medical situations is increasingly being appropriated to those individuals with chronic and non-critical health issues. Many emergency room doctors like Eric Forsthoefel have all made similar concerns about the negative impact of non-urgent medical cases on emergency rooms.
Because of the increasing magnitude of non-urgent visits by individuals reduces a hospital’s resources it creates a severe test to manage critically urgent medical ordeals that need immediate attention and continual monitoring.
Regarding his educational background, from 2009 to 2012 Forsthoefel went to medical school at the University of Louisville. Eric went on to enroll at Louisiana State University in 2012 to complete his residency in emergency medicine.