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
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.
During sessions in the conference's diagnostic reasoning track, he and other experts offered advice on how hospitalists can reduce their and their hospitals' diagnostic errors. ... Trowbridge. It may also work to assign a resident to think through the
Our coverage of the meeting includes a rundown of medical myths that are still commonly believed and relevant to hospital medicine. ... Other articles from our meeting coverage review overdose diagnosis and treatment and the latest on inflammatory bowel
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The public health system, Sistema Ùnico de Saúde (SUS), is the largest universal health coverage system in the world, but despite recent advances, mostly in primary care, public medical care still
This month's issue includes articles on new approaches to pain management, use of penicillin, conference coverage from CHEST 2016, and more. ... ve tried to summarize an array of them in this issue's conference coverage.
Expert also discusses Clostridium difficile, transesophageal echocardiography.
lack of time and expertise in this area, she said, insurance coverage is also lacking.
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