While the military screens soldiers leaving Iraq and Afghanistan for mental health problems at least twice within six months of returning from combat, PTSD can show up several months or years after a person leaves the battlefield. Internists in
Our cover story this month looks at what hospitalist leaders around the country have done to tackle that challenge and reviews the resources available from ACP and other organizations to get ... This month's Q&A and Success Story shift the focus to
The drugs in limited or non-existent supply can vary across the country, but the number of medications affected has steady increased, in some cases undermining patient care.
The symptoms of C. difficile may be depressingly unchanging for patients, but there are some happy and novel findings on the research front of this disease, as this month's cover ... This month's Success Story also comes from the conference. Hospital
Read ACP Hospitalist's September cover story to learn more about how hospital medicine groups across the country are developing structured mentorship programs for new faculty members.
Kim said. Are the hospitalists sometimes in charge of the chest pain center or asked to cover the ICU overnight while the pulmonologist is on vacation?
Now we come to the IPPS 2014, the 2-midnight rule. (See this issue's cover story on page 10 for more details.) This new rule is intended to limit long
A reader responds to our cover story on bundled payments. I would like to comment on “A Bundle of Joy or Trouble? “
Disparities between day and night care, as well as new guidelines and public pressure, are pushing hospital administrators and hospitalist practices to offer 24/7 care. Quite a few hospitalists are willing to work at night under the right
When it is exceeded, help is called in. Hospitalists may take turns being on call as part of their regular schedule or volunteer to cover extra shifts when needed.