“Ebony and Ivory go together in perfect harmony.” Most of my previous posts have looked at the sharp end where care in our emergency department takes place. I have not spent much time talking about the blunt end of our department – where the decisions that affect care are formulated. In our department the heart of that process is the   EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE (ED Exec for short). This is a process that my friend and chairman Mark Rosenberg introduced about five years ago. It was both simple and radical. Get ALL of ED leadership in the same room, at the same time, every week, and talk about problems, solutions. There already existed a friendly relationship between nurses and physicians and leadership was no different. But in…