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That's about one million dollars annually for your practice, if you are in an average practice,” Dr.
W ould patients give your hospital care a five-star rating? As a hospitalist, it can be tough for you to determine and even harder for potential patients to find out. ... about the impact of this change in practice, he said he could physically feel the
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The process of holding your patient's arm close to your side with your elbow, placing the cuff, pumping it up, and deflating it while listening to the brachial artery with ... your stethoscope adds an intimacy to the physical exam and a way of slowing
Disruptive behavior is common in U.S. hospitals, according to a recent survey.
Take notes on encounters. Attend rapid responses and cardiac arrests in your hospital. ... Find the gaps in your critical care knowledge and then spend the next year filling those gaps.
Sometimes a careful history and minimal screening are more effective than extensive scans and tests.
Photo by Thinkstock. “It starts with one busy year of practice where a physician decides, for example, that instead of auscultating the lungs, they will just order a chest X-ray ... and it is very technique-dependent,” said Abraham Verghese, MD, MACP,
The hospital has two full-time surgeons and two temps who come in one week each month, an arrangement that allows the regular surgeons to concentrate on their outpatient practice during ... Paul Radway, MD, who became a traveling general surgeon two-and-a