Given the coming wave of patients from the baby boomer generation, hospitals can't afford to take geriatric care lightly. ... Editor, ACP Hospitalist.
Our focus this month is on heart failure, the cause of more than one million U.S. ... Sincerely,. Jessica Berthold. Editor, 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.
Last month also saw the official launch of ACP Hospitalist ‘s blog, featuring live coverage from Hospital Medicine 2009 in Chicago. ... Please let us know what you think. Sincerely,. Jennifer Kearney-Strouse. Editor, ACP Hospitalist.
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.
Learn how he went from student to leader, and the lessons he picked up along the way. ... 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
With obesity on the rise as well, it's a good bet that hospitalists will be handling more perioperative care for gastric bypass patients. ... Sincerely,. Jennifer Kearney-Strouse. Editor, ACP Hospitalist.
Staff writer Stacey Butterfield looks at the advantages and challenges of a mid-career switch from community to hospital medicine—for the doctors themselves as well as the hospitals—and how ... This month's column covers coronary artery disease. The