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She also implemented a model for night coverage involving collaboration among hospitalists, physician assistants and house staff, and leads the team providing palliative care services at her hospital. ... The primary care physician receives the discharge
November 2010

Letter from the Editor

Hospitalists may want to consider following 1 or more of these examples and adding nearby nurses, pharmacists, computers, or palliative care to their own hospitals' teams. ... Our Q&A investigates how hospitalists can get along better with another
September 2015

Predicting mortality

Cowen said. Scores could help multidisciplinary care teams communicate better, said Lakshmi K. ... Cowen. However, a high score could be an impetus to start a discussion with the patient regarding do-not-resuscitate orders or palliative care.
July 2013

Dealing with drug-seeking behavior

Palliative care and pain management specialists may also be helpful in developing a treatment plan. ... We have a case management group to try to divert their place of care from inpatient and the emergency room to outpatient,” said Dr.
February 2014

Expanding the reach of palliative care

More hospitals have invested in palliative care, but such services remain rare in rural areas. ... In response, some hospitals and palliative care programs are using telehealth to reach distant patients.
February 2020

A card and a couple of minutes convey condolences

You know you're sorry when a patient dies under your care, but do you convey that to the family? ... 10, 2014. Q: What interested you in expression of condolences? A: I'm an internal medicine hospitalist trained in geriatrics and also with some
April 2015

Building trust aids decision making in end-of-life care

In addition, Dr. Schwartz reminded physicians that they should make sure that all dying patients receive palliative care, regardless of whether they are getting aggressive curative care or not. ... Always provide palliative care.
August 2007

Seeing the full picture of a patient

A palliative care physician finds benefit in asking for photos of patients. ... As a palliative care physician, Elizabeth C. Gundersen, MD, often meets patients when they don't have much time left.
August 2019

AHA and ACC issue heart failure guidelines

It increases emphasis on patient-centric outcomes such as quality of life, shared decision making, care coordination, transitions, and palliative care. ... Changes were made in recommendations on heart failure with preserved ejection fraction, inpatient
June 2013

Meet Our 2019 Top Hospitalists

That's a health care cost that isn't necessarily readily thought of.”. ... Goals-of-care conversations are made easier by three palliative care physicians and a patient advocate and social worker, who interpret English for those who speak Navajo only,
November 2019

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