Sheehy was charged with delivering even more bad news: Medicare would not cover her transfer to a skilled nursing facility (SNF).
Incentive compensation aims to improve quality and productivity.
This month's issue includes a cover story on responsible opioid prescribing, disaster preparedness, and treatment of ascites in patients with portal hypertension. ... In our cover story, Stacey Butterfield explores ways to discern true drug-seeking
First, the physician would ask the patient to tell his or her story and then say, “I'm going to repeat exactly what you just said and kind of paraphrase it ... into a little story.
Challenges of moving latest research into practice.
For example, piperacillin-tazobactam (Zosyn) prescribed to treat Haemophilus influenzae (too broad) or Stenotrophomonas maltophilia (doesn't cover it).
Fortunately, some hospitals are heeding the call to action. In our cover story, Susan Fitzgerald explores so-called “antimicrobial stewardship teams,” multidisciplinary groups charged with spreading the word about judicious use
That has not always been the case in the past year or so, as our cover story reports. ... Our story dives into the debate and offers some expert tips for optimizing inpatient heart failure care.
While the military screens soldiers leaving Iraq and Afghanistan for mental health problems at least twice within six months of returning from combat, PTSD can show up several months or years after a person leaves the battlefield. Internists in
Our cover story this month looks at what hospitalist leaders around the country have done to tackle that challenge and reviews the resources available from ACP and other organizations to get ... This month's Q&A and Success Story shift the focus to