An expert hematologist explains how to recognize and treat heparin-induced thrombocytopenia, idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura and thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura.
For the cover story, I gathered the findings and feelings of a host of sepsis experts. ... Read the story to learn what all the fuss is about and then join us on Tuesday, Jan.
Fortunately, some hospitals are heeding the call to action. In our cover story, Susan Fitzgerald explores so-called “antimicrobial stewardship teams,” multidisciplinary groups charged with spreading the word about judicious use
The COURAGE study, published in March to coincide with the ACC's annual conference in New Orleans (see sidebar and related story),[Insert links to sidebar 1 below and story 2]
The hospital and physicians would have to cover the care under the bundled payment for the original admission. ... Boutwell. “I'm hearing about accountable care organizations popping up. I'm aware of global payment contracts that are available to cover
This month's issue includes a cover story on determining admission or discharge for chest pain and articles on improving care of transgender patients, remaining on the alert for Middle East ... This month's cover story is all about the heart, too. Janet
Automation, new team members improving outcomes at some hospitals.
The field is catching on in several countries outside the U.S., Canada and Europe. Although the health care systems and situations may differ, supportersâ€™ reasons for wanting hospital medicine to flourish there are often the same, and the
Meet ACP Hospitalist's 2015 Top Hospitalists.
Carmel St. Ann's in Columbus, Ohio. “Patients often get admitted because they have a concerning story, but the real question is how high is their risk in the short term,