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Featured Articles

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Rapid Response

Tweaking rapid response teams

Tweaking rapid response teams

By Janet Colwell

Automation, new team members improving outcomes at some hospitals


Quality Improvement

Seeing readmissions from the patient's point of view

Seeing readmissions from the patient's point of view

By Mollie Durkin

Researchers begin to investigate patient-reported outcomes


Heart Failure

Heart failure gets a new drug

Heart failure gets a new drug

By Elizabeth Gardner

Sacubitril/valsartan attracted attention even before approval


Expert Analysis

Myopericarditis: A clinical review

By Parsa Shahinpoor, MD, and Abinash Achrekar, MD, MPH

A case study highlights diagnosis and treatment of pericarditis and myopericarditis


Success Story

Patient surveys give hospitalists real-time feedback

By Mollie Durkin

A teaching hospital uses patient satisfaction data to improve care



What do PCPs wish hospitalists would do?

By Mollie Durkin

A survey looks at what PCPs want from their professional relationships with hospitalists



Hospitalist fellowships offer clinical, research, or leadership training

Hospitalist fellowships offer clinical, research, or leadership training

By Kathy Holliman

Fellows trade more time in training for gains in knowledge, job opportunities



More in Perspectives

Newman's Notions

Choosing unwisely

Choosing unwisely

By Jamie Newman, MD, FACP

A fictionalized ED visit for a simple cut spins wildly out of control


Clinical Medicine

More in Clinical Medicine

Research Update

Recent Research

From staff reports

MERS information, NSAIDs and antidepressants, ICDs in older patients, and more



Letter from the Editor

Coding Corner: ICD-10: Contingency plan created

The Brief Case: Cases from Hennepin County Medical Center

In the News: From the archives of ACP Hospitalist Weekly

FDA Update: Recalls, warnings, approvals

Pulse On® Fairfax, VA

Pulse On® Cincinnati, OH


ACP HospitalistWeekly

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