Speaking of coming and going from the hospital, multisite hospitalist program directors are the focus of another story in this issue. ... Sincerely,. Stacey Butterfield. Editor-in-Chief, ACP Hospitalist.
And it's important to introduce these concepts at the beginning, with doctors-in-training. ... Sincerely,. Stacey Butterfield. Editor-in-Chief, ACP Hospitalist.
See how it was done in that city, and what other communities are doing along the same lines. ... Tell us about it. Sincerely,. Jessica Berthold. Editor, ACP Hospitalist.
This issue focuses on a couple of those. Our cover story looks at how inpatient pain treatment has pulled back from opiate prescribing in response to the current epidemic of addiction. ... The article gathers advice from experts and guidelines on how to
Now the stakes have been raised even higher: Medicare has included injuries resulting from certain hospital falls to its do-not-pay list, which goes into effect Oct. ... We look forward to hearing from you. Sincerely,. Jennifer Kearney-Strouse Editor.
said they offered at least one type of alternative medicine to patients, up from 8% in 1998. ... Sincerely,. Jennifer Kearney-Strouse. Editor, ACP Hospitalist.
Finally, our Letters to the Editor section features reader comments on previous articles about CAM, hospitalist scheduling models, and care of sexual minorities. ... As always, we welcome your feedback. Sincerely,. Jennifer Kearney-Strouse. Editor, ACP
clinics and hospitals in Africa, South America and other spots around the globe. ... You may notice some new names on this page. ACP Hospitalist editor Jennifer Kearney-Strouse is taking maternity leave (congratulations, Jen!), so the rest of our staff
Happily, experts say hospitalists already possess many valuable skills for the new landscape of hospital medicine, from standardizing care to quality improvement. ... Sincerely,. Jessica Berthold. Editor-in-Chief, ACP Hospitalist.
For our feature story, we interviewed experts who have thought deeply and creatively about how to create the ideal ward team—one that both supports and learns from its members. ... Sincerely,. Jessica Berthold. Editor, ACP Hospitalist.