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Cover Story

Maintaining quality care on nights and weekends

Protocols, creative staffing can help maintain high standards

Protocols, creative staffing can help maintain high standards

By Charlotte Huff

Patients with time-sensitive medical problems may be particularly vulnerable in off hours.



Readmission risk prediction models

Readmission risk prediction models

By Alicia Gallegos

Tips for choosing the best strategies for your hospital.


Preoperative Care

Hospitalists carve niche in preop care with clinics

Hospitalists carve niche in preop care with clinics

By Janet Colwell

Management before surgery can prevent last-minute cancellations, postop complications.


Conference Coverage

Moving fast and mastering meningitis treatment

By Stacey Butterfield

Expert advice from the American Academy of Neurology meeting.


Electronic Health Records

Ten techniques to redeem copy-and-paste documentation

Ten techniques to redeem copy-and-paste documentation

By Douglas W. Bowerman, MD, ACP Member

A practical guide to alleviate errors and restore credibility.


Success Story

Tackling tPA through telemedicine

By Stacey Butterfield

Researchers analyzed a telemedicine stroke network involving 13 “spoke” hospitals.



Q&A with author of surrogate decision-making study

By Stacey Butterfield

Alexia M. Torke, MD, discusses her study on sharing decision making with elderly inpatients.


Newman's Notions

Vital signs are vital

The history of pain

By Lindsay Roeker, MD

The newest vital sign has old roots.


ACP HospitalistWeekly

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