Mark R. Chassin, FACP, outlines his role as President of The Joint Commission.
This month's issue of ACP Hospitalist provides news from Internal Medicine Meeting 2018, including articles about M&M conferences, quality improvement, medication reconciliation, orthopedic comanagement, and delirium.
When choosing a QI project, it's important to think before you act.
Frailty associated with failure to rescue after surgery, study finds | ACP Hospitalist Weekly | ACP Hospitalist
The results suggest that the risk-benefit ratio of even minor elective procedures needs to be carefully considered in individuals who are considered frail, the study authors said.
A nonprofit alliance of medical societies is raising awareness of respiratory compromise.
ACP Hospitalist is seeking candidates for our fourth annual Top Hospitalists issue. We're looking for hospitalists who made notable contributions to the field in 2011, whether through exceptional clinical skills, improved work flow, patient safety,
Our fifth annual Top Hospitalists issue recognizes 10 dedicated physicians.
ACP Hospitalist is seeking candidates for our third annual Top Hospitalists issue. We're looking for hospitalists who made notable contributions to the field in 2010, whether through exceptional clinical skills, improved work flow, patient safety,
Our fourth annual Top Hospitalists issue recognizes leaders and teachers, innovators and mentors, researchers and pioneers.
Missed enoxaparin doses for DVT prophylaxis are common, increase risk | ACP Hospitalist Weekly | ACP Hospitalist
It's common for surgery and trauma patients to miss doses of enoxaparin sodium for deep venous thrombosis (DVT) prophylaxis, which in turn increases their risk of DVT, a new study found.