October issue online and in the mail

This issue covers pregnant patients, healthy hospital food, and religious accommodations, among other hot topics. A Twitter chat on Wednesday, Oct. 30, at 7 p.m. Eastern will focus on this month's Q&A about medical social media.


The latest issue of ACP Hospitalist is now available. Our main story looks at some of the most common reasons hospitalists would see a pregnant patient and how usual processes of care should be modified accordingly. Feature articles focuses on hospitals' efforts to make their food healthier and to accommodate patients' religious beliefs and rituals.

This month's Q&A tackles social media, particularly the inaccurate health information that is often posted on these platforms. A related Twitter chat will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 30, at 7 p.m. Eastern, with guest Austin Chiang, MD, MPH, chief medical social media officer for Jefferson Health in Philadelphia.