May 2017

Art by Kartik A Valluri, MD, ACP Resident/Fellow Member

Fixing EHRs

Clinicians and tech experts offer solutions.

Digital tools help patients find their way

Hospitals offer wayfinding apps for patients and staff.

Finding a friend for unbefriended patients

Hospitalists can help the most vulnerable.

Breaking language barriers with a phone call

An intervention used telephone access to expand translation services.

Physician-rating websites lack star power

Reviews aren't numerous enough to provide meaningful information.

After stroke can come seizures

Risk of poststroke epilepsy can be underappreciated.

Documentation and coding challenges with COPD

Learn more about one of the most frequent reasons for inpatient admission.

Infectious disease tests gain new approvals

Details on the latest warnings, recalls, and approvals.

Letter from the Editor

This month's issue considers EHRs, wayfinding apps, physician ratings website, and more.


Was there a true psychological reason for losing stuff all the time?

A collection of individual cases

Pernicious anemia, acute disseminated encephalomyelitis, Entamoeba histolytica liver abscess, and more