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Hospitalizations seen increasing 67% by 2050

The annual number of hospitalizations will increase 67% by 2050, and inpatient demand capacity will need to expand by 72%, according to a new analysis.

Medication safety assessment shows progress, challenges

Hospitals have increased medication safety in the past decade, but further improvement is still necessary, a recent study found.

Most scores moderately predictive for hemorrhage after thrombolysis

An analysis of scores to predict symptomatic intracranial hemorrhage risk after thrombolysis found all but one were moderately predictive, with one slightly better than the others.

Memory problems common, under-recognized in older heart failure patients

Many more elderly patients with heart failure have cognitive impairment than their treating cardiologists realize, a recent study found.

The next issue of ACP Internist is online

The next issue of ACP Internist is online. This month's issue includes features on patients who refuse medical advice, and managing psoriasis.

Submit a profile to the ACP Job Placement Center by March 8

Looking for a job? ACP's Job Placement Center offers career opportunities during Internal Medicine 2014, to be held April 10-12 in Orlando, Fla.

Share your story or recommend a mentor or colleague

Each month, in ACP's Medical Student Member newsletter IMpact, the My Kind of Medicine article features the career of an internal medicine specialist or subspecialist.

Put words in our mouth

ACP HospitalistWeekly wants readers to create captions for our new cartoon and help choose the winner. Pen the winning caption and win a $50 gift certificate good toward any ACP product, program or service.

Physician editor: A. Scott Keller, MD, FACP