They collaborated with Proventix, a technology company that had recently developed a method of monitoring hand hygiene compliance. ... Based on the results, Princeton Baptist expanded the technology from the post-surgical unit to other parts of the
The latest issue of ACP Hospitalist is now available. This month's main story describes how communication strategies, interpreters, and technology can facilitate clear communication between hospitalists and deaf and
Its goal was to have specialists use telecommunication technology to train primary care clinicians in effective hepatitis C treatment, allowing them to manage the condition in communities where access to specialists ... We live in a pretty exciting time
A clinician or a project team member invites the patient and family to participate in the program after the decision has been made to withdraw life-sustaining technology or if the
it regardless … This is good technology, but it may not be for everybody,” he said. ... But it doesn't take the latest in technology to give inpatients access to their records.
Like Mayo, many medical centers are taking advantage of advances in technology to update their wayfinding systems and make it easier for visitors and staff to find their way around. ... Halstead. Physicians and other clinicians are often early adopters
The October issue of ACP Hospitalist is now available. The cover story investigates the problem of ransomware and describes how hospitals and information technology experts are searching for better ways to
By the year 2017 (when he plans to be retired on a beach in Boca Raton), hospitalists will be busy with more patients, more diseases and more technology, Dr. ... Wachter. Other new technology will assist hospitalists in finding help to sort through the
risk. The author of an accompanying editorial said that the study, with its use of electronic medical records and other online data sources, shows that health information technology (HIT) can be ... Innovation and rapid change are key, he said. “We
Lee W. Roof, ACP Member, a primary care internist, and Dawn Brezina, ACP Member, a hospitalist, offer their perspectives on how hospitalists and PCPs can improve communication during handoffs at discharge.