An adventure in hospital committee participation.
ACP Hospitalist provides hospital-based physicians with news and information about the practice of hospital medicine.
Inpatient medicine services see wide variety of conditions in similar pattern across hospitals | ACP Hospitalist Weekly | ACP Hospitalist
At seven hospitals in Toronto, the most common primary discharge diagnoses were heart failure, pneumonia, urinary tract infection, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, and stroke.
Many of the game's challenges and jokes were drawn from experience in hospital medicine.
This month's issue looks at clinician involvement in hospital design, electronic glucose management systems, sepsis survivorship, and more.
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) proposed major changes to existing regulations last week, with the release of two sets of proposed rules and one finalized rule that the agency predicts will save the health care system nearly
Hospitals risk dehumanization if major decisions are carried out by those whose focus is not on patient care.
Encouraging use of subcutaneous opioids reduces IV opioid prescribing, pilot study finds | ACP Hospitalist Weekly | ACP Hospitalist
One general medicine unit educated prescribers and nursing staff about subcutaneous opioid administration and successfully adopted a standard of practice preferring oral and subcutaneous opioids over IVs.
Our coverage of ACP's annual meeting includes stories on a modernized morbidity and mortality conference, quality improvement, medication reconciliation, and more.
Morbidity and mortality conferences are starting to be seen more as a potential opportunity to address patient safety issues and reduce preventable errors than as education- and blame-oriented.