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
ACP Hospitalist provides hospital-based physicians with news and information about the practice of hospital medicine.
The April issue of ACP Hospitalist has a cover story about perfecting post-acute care and inside features on evidence-based practice centers, stress hyperglycemia, and new guidelines for status epilepticus. ... This month's cover story describes reasons
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
The October ACP Hospitalist is now available, with a cover story about ransomware attacks on electronic health records. ... The October issue of ACP Hospitalist is now available. The cover story investigates the problem of ransomware and describes how
Menzel. “If you're showing physicians the data and it doesn't tell them the story the way they see it, you [both] can start looking at it in a different
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.
For example, piperacillin-tazobactam (Zosyn) prescribed to treat Haemophilus influenzae (too broad) or Stenotrophomonas maltophilia (doesn't cover it).
Automation, new team members improving outcomes at some hospitals.
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.