When choosing a QI project, it's important to think before you act.
Expert panel recommends a maximum oxygen saturation for hospitalized medical patients | ACP Hospitalist Weekly | ACP Hospitalist
The panel from The BMJ chose a maximum saturation target of 96% for most patients on supplemental oxygen and issued recommendations on initiating oxygen in patients with myocardial infarction or stroke.
The 2018 Top Hospitalists issue profiles 10 physicians with very diverse backgrounds and interests.
Care coordination bundle reduced total cost of care for Medicare and Medicaid patients | ACP Hospitalist Weekly | ACP Hospitalist
The intervention was also associated with decreases in the ED visit rate among Medicaid patients and a reduction in practitioner follow-up visits for both patient groups.
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.
Colleagues, mentors, electronic records, and readers all make Dr. Newman grateful this month.
Physician judgment and Medicare Quality Improvement Organizations should play bigger role in 2-midnight rule, CMS has proposed.
ACP Hospitalist provides hospital-based physicians with news and information about the practice of hospital medicine.
Bundle compliance increased, mortality decreased under New York sepsis regulations | ACP Hospitalist Weekly | ACP Hospitalist
Under “Rory's Regulations,” use of the three-hour bundle for severe sepsis and septic shock increased from 53.4% to 64.7%, while six-hour bundle compliance increased from 23.9% to 30.8%.