A feature article in this issue and some accompanying conference coverage focus on the obstacles to getting enough sleep while hospitalized. ... Our latest coverage is from the American Academy of Neurology. The subspecialists met here in Philadelphia in
Other experts at the conference estimated that about 40,000 deaths a year in the U.S. ... Hospitalists are well positioned to help improve diagnosis, experts at the conference said.
A lot of it is how you account for revenue,” said William Jessee, MD, MGMA president and CEO, at a press conference. ... The need for primary care coverage and referrals in hospital- and IDS-owned practices may contribute to the overall difference in
This month's issue includes a cover story on rounding practices, features on pneumonia and patient safety, and conference coverage. ... Our bonanza of conference coverage starts with a recap from the National Readmission Summit last December, then
Expert advice from the American Academy of Neurology meeting.
Babik, an assistant clinical professor in the department of infectious diseases at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), speaking at UCSF's Management of the Hospitalized Patient conference last October. ... Dr. Babik also briefly discussed
Physician attitudes can lead to avoidance, delays of care
Donna M. Miller, MD, ACP Member, offered advice on diagnosing and preventing falls at the Mayo Clinic Hospital Medicine 2017 conference. ... Miller, MD, ACP Member, told attendees at the Mayo Clinic Hospital Medicine 2017 conference.
Some well-intentioned but misguided interventions may harm geriatric inpatients more than they help.
Reducing blood pressure in stroke, aortic dissection, and other conditions.