This issue features stories on post-hospital syndrome, teamwork, and empathy, among others.
Some of this issue's topics include drug shortages, ED handoffs and coding for prolonged evaluation and management.
Most hospitalists comanage surgical patients as part of their day-to-day responsibilities, but the hows, whens and whys of a comanagement relationship can vary from hospital to hospital and even from physician to physician.
This month, we look at another trend rooted in patient-centered care: cultural competency.
Overprescribing of antibiotics is often cited as a chief culprit behind the rising threat of â€œsuperbugâ€ï¿½ infections, such as Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) and Clostridium difficile.
This month's issue highlights key sessions at Internal Medicine Meeting 2016 on such topics as dermatology, postdischarge follow-up, and more.
Reducing readmissions is top of mind for many hospitals today, yet efforts have been met with varying degrees of success. Hospitals and physicians in some communities, like Camden, N.J., have taken a comprehensive approach,.
Glucose control in the ICU has become a moving target for hospitals and hospitalists alike. Our cover story looks at the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists and American Diabetes Associationâ€™s new guidelines on glucose and how
When clinical guidelines aren't followed, it's tempting to think physicians either don't know them, or lack easy protocols to observe them. In the case of health care-associated pneumonia, however, there may be more to the story.
Although nutrition is one of the most basic human needs, itâ€™s often overlooked in the hospital. Studies have shown that, on average, enteral feeding meets only 50% of patientsâ€™ nutritional requirements, and itâ€™s not uncommon for