Frasch. Editor's note: A version of this story also appears in the January 2011 ACP Internist.
The September issue of ACP Hospitalist is now available. Read about new models for rapid response teams in the cover story and new heart failure drugs in an inside feature.
Within a year, they were providing 24/7 hospitalist care. “It became so popular, all but one physician group asked us to cover all hospital admissions, and even that group wanted ... Sometimes we get hammered, and then always someone else is available
With no definitive method in place to keep patients from returning to the hospital, perhaps it's time to look at the problem in a new way.
ACP's recently revised Ethics Manual offers guidance on situations relevant to hospitalists, such as stewardship of resources, communicating with patients, and dealing with conflicts over treatment goals.
This month's issue includes a cover story on rounding practices, features on pneumonia and patient safety, and conference coverage. ... Our cover story delves into several types of rounding—their advantages and challenges, how to set them up effectively
The hospital and physicians would have to cover the care under the bundled payment for the original admission. ... Boutwell. “I'm hearing about accountable care organizations popping up. I'm aware of global payment contracts that are available to cover
Hospitalists must discern true drug-seeking behavior from a straightforward desire for pain relief.
Years later, Dr. Criley often tells the story during rounds with medical students and residents at St. ... She co-directs two fourth-year electives: case studies in cross-cover, and the sub-internship clinical case conference.
ACP Hospitalist interviewed experts in technology development, health care design and hospital administration to learn about upcoming changes in hospital operations and design.