And speaking of impending changes, the ICD-10 transition is in October; our Perspectives piece explains why you should care and how to prepare. ... Write to us anytime. Sincerely,. Jessica Berthold. Editor-in-Chief, ACP Hospitalist.
administrators' attitudes about making mistakes, and the level of autonomy on the job. ... Share your thoughts with us anytime. Sincerely,. Jessica Berthold. Editor-in-Chief, ACP Hospitalist.
Also in this issue are a collection of perioperative care pointers from the Rocky Mountain Hospital Medicine Symposium last fall, and the final installation of our three-part series on documentation ... Sincerely,. Jessica Berthold. Editor, ACP
At no time does the responsibility of being a hospitalist become clearer than during a resuscitation effort. ... Sincerely,. Jessica Berthold Editor. ACP Hospitalist.
What are the red flags that point to a patient with possible factitious disorder? ... Share it with us. Sincerely,. Jessica Berthold Editor. ACP Hospitalist.
In conference coverage, our report from the Diagnostic Error in Medicine 6th International Symposium discusses actions hospitalists can take right now to reduce diagnostic errors in their individual practice, on their ... Sincerely,. Jessica Berthold.
The benefits of such care include, of course, gains in patient satisfaction, but research also suggests it can reduce readmissions. ... We're always happy to hear from you. Sincerely,. Jessica Berthold Editor.
Delirium prevention is getting serious attention. Earlier this year, the Society of Critical Care Medicine released guidelines on managing delirium in the ICU and emphasized ways to stop the condition from ... We're always happy to hear from you.
Our cover story provides an overview of the types of patients most inclined to develop pressure ulcers, how to prevent pressure ulcers when possible, how to distinguish ulcers from similar-looking ... We're always happy to hear from you. Sincerely,.
Our inaugural column highlights cases at Yale-New Haven Hospital in Connecticut and is written by Christopher Sankey, MD, ACP Member, the physician editor of The Brief Case column. ... Associate Editor Stacey Butterfield outlines the questions to ask