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Better endings are possible

Patients need ideal medical care at the end of life, but they don't always get it. ... Really, end-of-life care is not yet standardized,” said Stephen Bekanich, MD, a hospitalist and medical director of the University of Utah Hospital's palliative care
June 2010

Hospitalists no more prone to burnout than outpatient doctors, analysis finds

and countries with a hospitalist-like care model. The studies comprised 5,318 outpatient physicians and 1,301 inpatient physicians, with 15 studies offering direct comparisons between in- and outpatient doctors, ... A lack of longitudinal patient care,
November 2013

3 Wishes, penalties, and more

Participants then discuss the patient and his preferences and values at the end of life before requesting small, joyful wishes. ... Clinicians and managers said that having enthusiastic champions, prioritizing improved end-of-life care, and having a
April 2020

It's not an admission, it's an experience

There just isn't that much differentiation among hospitals in terms of the technical quality of care,” Dr. ... It's like pain management or end-of-life care. These things have evolved to become standards.
February 2008

Recent Research

56.8% of these patients at the end of life having at least 1 hospitalization in 2013 compared to 70.5% in 1999. ... These findings may be due to increasing recognition of the importance of hospice and patient-centered care at the end of life, the study
October 2015

DNR: An order ignored

Upon admission, the Smiths clearly explained the husband's wishes about his end-of-life care. ... Williams, and informed him of the patient's end-of-life plans. Typically, Dr.
January 2014

Test yourself: Opioid therapy

Correct answer: C. Prescribe low-dose intravenous morphine. End-of-life care has been identified by the Institute of Medicine as one of the priority areas to improve quality of health ... Many clinicians think of the “end of life” as the short period
October 2009

CDC issues recommendations for prescribing opioids for chronic pain

care, and end-of-life care. ... Patient reports of care processes and satisfaction were not associated with admission preventability.
June 2016

End-of-life care

Participants then discuss the patient and his preferences and values at the end of life before requesting small, joyful wishes. ... Clinicians and managers said that having enthusiastic champions, prioritizing improved end-of-life care, and having a
November 2019

Notes from the field: Hospital medicine in Japan

The cost of care for the most elderly patients in Japan continues to rise, especially with end-of-life care. ... This is where hospitalists can help. With a focus on quality and efficiency, communication and end-of-life care, they can potentially
January 2017

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