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Rockwood and her colleagues got to know the patient, they became suspicious.“ His story got to be a little bit too unbelievable,” she said. ... Dr. Kenedi related the story he had been told (during his combined internal medicine/psychiatry residency
Read ACP Hospitalist's September cover story to learn more about how hospital medicine groups across the country are developing structured mentorship programs for new faculty members.
The American Board of Medical Specialties last fall began offering board certification in palliative care, and CMS has recognized the subspecialty, removing hurdles to reimbursement. The attention, along with other factors like the fulfillment of
The April issue of ACP Hospitalist has a cover story about perfecting post-acute care and inside features on evidence-based practice centers, stress hyperglycemia, and new guidelines for status epilepticus. ... This month's cover story describes reasons
Medicare's recent announcement that it will stop paying for some hospital-acquired conditions has hospitals ramping up their quality improvement efforts, and some experts predict that hospitalists are likely to find themselves center stage.
Incentive compensation aims to improve quality and productivity.
Hospitalists, with their wide range of experience and knowledge of a hospital's different departments and systems, can be natural choices for leadership positions. And many are now pursuing advanced management training to help them get the
Research is one thing, and practice quite another. Itâ€™s been nine years since a New England Journal of Medicine study showed ICU patients recover more quickly when their sedation medication is routinely stopped. Itâ€™s been over a year
Our cover story examines the concept and offers tips on making comanagement work for your group.