Creativity, flexibility required to attract hospitalists in fiercely competitive market.
Switch to advanced practice providers plus telemedicine for ED coverage yields benefits at some rural hospitals | ACP Hospitalist Weekly | ACP Hospitalist
Critical access hospitals that stopped requiring local physician backup in their EDs reported cost savings and better clinician recruitment and retention, a survey of rural facilities' staff found.
ACP Hospitalist provides hospital-based physicians with news and information about the practice of hospital medicine.
Alteplase no better than aspirin for mild, nondisabling stroke, study finds | ACP Hospitalist Weekly | ACP Hospitalist
The study was terminated early due to low patient recruitment, but it provides evidence that alteplase does not provide significant benefit in mild, nondisabling strokes, according to an accompanying editorial.
This month's issue includes articles on recruitment, locum tenens, cellulitis, and more.
Once you've recruited a few great hospitalists to your program, you might be tempted to think you've solved your staffing woes. But recruitment is only half the battle. You also need to worry about that other “R” word: retention.
From boosting recruitment to managing infections, hospitalist issues were well represented during the Board of Governors' April business meeting at Internal Medicine 2007 in San Diego.
ICU admission may not reduce mortality at 6 months in critically ill elderly patients | ACP Hospitalist Weekly | ACP Hospitalist
The randomized trial's findings support close examination of ICU admission decisions, with the potential to safely reduce ICU beds, care, and costs, according to an accompanying editorial.
Meet ACP Hospitalist's 2016 Top Hospitalists.