The April issue of ACP Hospitalist has a cover story about perfecting post-acute care and inside features on evidence-based practice centers, stress hyperglycemia, and new guidelines for status epilepticus. ... This month's cover story describes reasons
Medicare's recent announcement that it will stop paying for some hospital-acquired conditions has hospitals ramping up their quality improvement efforts, and some experts predict that hospitalists are likely to find themselves center stage.
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Hospitalists take bigger role in postdischarge decisions.
Incentive compensation aims to improve quality and productivity.
The volume of severe stroke patients that you see in most places won't generate enough income to cover those salaries,” he said.
Research is one thing, and practice quite another. Itâ€™s been nine years since a New England Journal of Medicine study showed ICU patients recover more quickly when their sedation medication is routinely stopped. Itâ€™s been over a year
Our cover story examines the concept and offers tips on making comanagement work for your group.
Within a year, they were providing 24/7 hospitalist care. “It became so popular, all but one physician group asked us to cover all hospital admissions, and even that group wanted ... Sometimes we get hammered, and then always someone else is available
Also, the hospital is a smaller physical area to cover—it's not a huge 10-story building—and it allows you to develop an intimacy with staff that you