Our inaugural column highlights cases at Yale-New Haven Hospital in Connecticut and is written by Christopher Sankey, MD, ACP Member, the physician editor of The Brief Case column. ... Associate Editor Stacey Butterfield outlines the questions to ask
Poor hygiene, sloppy charting, missed appointments.and perhaps a telltale smell on the breath. ... We're always glad to hear from you. Sincerely,. Jessica Berthold Editor.
Welcome to our conference coverage issue! The pages that follow offer highlights from two important meetings that occurred in April: Internal Medicine 2012 and Hospital Medicine 2012. ... Sincerely,. Jessica Berthold Editor. ACP Hospitalist.
Associate Editor Stacey Butterfield spent a chunk of time last fall attending conferences, as you'll see from her coverage, which starts with a helpful overview of how to treat hypertension ... Sincerely,. Jessica Berthold. Editor, ACP Hospitalist.
Unlike traditional hospitalist practice, however, the pace of work is slower and resources are tighter. ... We'd love to hear from you. Sincerely,. Jessica Berthold Editor. ACP Hospitalist.
Learn why the Southern U.S. may seem, at first glance, to be the best place to get a hospitalist job from a financial standpoint, but may arguably be the worst. ... Jessica Berthold. Editor, ACP Hospitalist.
According to experts, hospital medicine in the future will involve sharing hallways with robots, retrieving computers from bacteria-killing coat pockets, and stifling mild paranoia about someone (or something) watching your ... share? Tell us about it.
As a result, hospitals have been devising strategies to deal with the shortfalls, from alternate treatment protocols to restrictions on the way coveted drugs are used. ... Sincerely,. Jessica Berthold. Editor, ACP Hospitalist.
To this end, more and more hospitalists are spending time in discharge clinics that aim to smooth the transition from hospital to outpatient care, and help prevent return visits to the ... Email us. Sincerely,. Jessica Berthold. Editor, ACP Hospitalist.
In addition, Phillip H. Factor, DO, enlightens us in a Q & A on how the design of an ICU ward can affect the survival of its patients, and associate editor Stacey ... Sincerely,. Jessica Berthold. Editor, ACP Hospitalist.