In fact, there may be less repetition, as doctors don't cover the same medical information twice, both in their teaching huddle and then inside the patient's room.
Fortunately, some hospitals are heeding the call to action. In our cover story, Susan Fitzgerald explores so-called “antimicrobial stewardship teams,” multidisciplinary groups charged with spreading the word about judicious use
I still do cross-cover call. I still do admissions. I still do discharges.
When former hospitalist M. Bridget Duffy, MD, became chief experience officer at the Cleveland Clinic last year, she explored every aspect of the hospitalâ€™s operation and set out to improve it. The changes instituted by her office of patient
This month's issue includes a cover story on changes in rapid response teams and articles on patients' perspectives of readmissions, heart failure treatment, hospitalist fellowships, and more. ... Our cover story by Janet Colwell describes the latest
Also, the hospital is a smaller physical area to cover—it's not a huge 10-story building—and it allows you to develop an intimacy with staff that you
At USC, administrators currently are looking into new automated and wireless monitoring technology that could cover more patients, even those in transit within the hospital.
Routine screening and treatment coordination for substance abuse are relatively rare.
Incentive compensation aims to improve quality and productivity.
For example, piperacillin-tazobactam (Zosyn) prescribed to treat Haemophilus influenzae (too broad) or Stenotrophomonas maltophilia (doesn't cover it).