Some hospitals are treating patients' food and housing shortages.
Acute burden of illness associated with earlier readmissions | ACP Hospitalist Weekly | ACP Hospitalist
Different factors may be associated with increased risk of hospital readmission within 7 days or within 30 days, a recent study found.
Intensity of insulin therapy may get all the press, but there are other dilemmas in inpatient glycemic control.
Heart failure readmission rates not associated with quality or mortality | ACP Hospitalist Weekly | ACP Hospitalist
The results raise questions about the validity of 30-day readmissions as a performance and payment metric for hospitals, the authors said.
VTE prophylaxis in colorectal surgery patients, targeted perioperative intervention for Staphylococcus aureus infection, and more.
Disparities between day and night care, as well as new guidelines and public pressure, are pushing hospital administrators and hospitalist practices to offer 24/7 care. Quite a few hospitalists are willing to work at night under the right
PCMH model slowed growth in ED visits, but not hospitalizations | ACP Hospitalist Weekly | ACP Hospitalist
Patient-centered medical homes (PCMH) showed slower growth in expenditures for outpatient ED visits than non-PCMH practices, but the model wasn't associated with any decrease in hospitalizations, a recent study found.
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