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CME credits available in patient safety supplement

A supplement to the March 5 Annals of Internal Medicine, which offers 11 CME credits, focuses on a recent Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality–funded project, “Making Health Care Safer ... The project leaders identified 41 patient safety
March 2013

To home or SNF?

The idea is to overcome common barriers to successful transitions, including lack of preparation for handoffs and poor communication about the plan and goals of care. ... Knowing more about the type and level of care provided at SNFs helps clinicians
September 2019

Hospital medicine core competencies updated

Each now has a chapter in the 2017 version. Point-of-care ultrasound was identified as another important advance in the field and has been incorporated into the update where appropriate. ... While all of the chapters from the 2006 version were updated,
April 2017

CMS-funded intervention reduces Medicare readmissions by nearly 10%, study finds

The intervention entailed transitional care consultants, who were social workers, following up with high-risk patients after discharge, providing medication management, support services, and clarification of discharge instructions. ... Haven Hospital's 2
April 2016

Global health hospitalists

We hear from hospitalists and other practicing providers that training in clinical tropical medicine really helps them feel more comfortable taking care of patients both here and abroad.”. ... from neurology, HIV and needlestick injury to bedside
January 2013

Failure to follow up on inpatient test results is common

Patients who moved across health care settings, for example from inpatient to outpatient or from the emergency department to another setting, also posed challenges for follow-up. ... results. Electronic, paper, and mixed electronic/paper systems all had
February 2011

Top Docs

Facilitating safe, efficient transitions of care for our vulnerable patients is extremely gratifying work,” Dr. ... Dr. Berger also serves as assistant program director for intern education and enjoys teaching about transitions of care,
November 2016

The scourge of seven on/seven off

But the intensity of care we provide is at a much higher level than that of our consultant colleagues. ... This enhances communication with PCPs and optimizes transitions of care. At times, these hospitalists work stretches longer than seven days, but
May 2011

MDs phone homes

In the Geisinger Health System, a transitions-of-care project targets patients at high risk of readmission and assigns them an outpatient nurse case manager, also called a health navigator. ... But hospitalist programs have found motivations—in
February 2010

Don't just do something, stand there

Assess function before discharge. “I don't let my older patients out of the door without road-testing them,” Dr. ... Take advantage of transitions of care. Transitions are your chance to help the patient maintain the gains he or she has made during
July 2008

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