Income inequality exists throughout our culture, but it is particularly poignant in health care.
A hospitalist explains how his facility uses its EHR to meet CMS core measures.
It's hard to increase time spent with patients, so improving the quality of the time is the only workable alternative.
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Computerized provider order entry has a promising, yet unproven, future as a tool for improving overall patient care and safety.
You might not understand the nicknames Meow-Meow, Ivory Wave and Powdered Rush, but you probably have patients who do.
It's remarkably different to practice in a small rural hospital than in its urban big brother.
Patients should not be disturbed in the middle of the night unless it is medically necessary.
When patients are most in need of a familiar face, they often must trust the stranger who was assigned to walk in their door. But it doesn't have to be that ...
Deconstruct a poorly handled situation to help prevent a similar occurrence.