By carefully crafting evidence-based policies, ACP can influence regulatory agencies and advocate for better patient care. ... ACP was able to help. By carefully crafting evidence-based policies, the College can influence regulatory agencies and advocate
Medical judgment is a murky issue and often creates controversies in patient care. ... Health care information technology unsurprisingly makes it into his talk a number of times.
Computers in patient care. I'd like to start this blog with a comment that I am a strong proponent of using emerging technologies to help improve patient care. ... I believe in the power of mobile computers to help us with patient care.
Preauthorization hassles hurt patient care, according to a new survey by the American Medical Association (AMA). ... Responses indicate that health insurer requirements to preauthorize care had delayed or interrupted patient care, consumed significant
Nursing staffing levels threaten patient care. On the day that I penned this post, I rounded at our community hospital. ... I learned that this nurse was assigned 6 patients to care for, an absurd patient volume for a step-down unit.
QD: News Every Day--Medical interns spend 12% of their time on direct patient care. ... Interns spent 12% of their time talking with and examining patients; 64% on indirect patient care, such as placing orders, researching patient history and filling out
Readers respond to recent coverage about ACP advocacy and its direct impact on patient care. ... to go to the hospital to care for the patient with sudden critical illness.
How can clinicians navigate these complexities and operationalize “value” in patient care? ... How clinicians will engage such changes depends in part on how we understand and evaluate different kinds of value in patient care.
No shows hurt patient care, practice's bottom line. This post by ACP Member Kevin Pho, MD, originally appeared on MedPage Today'sare a problem for both doctors and patients. ... When a patient misses, or fails to schedule, a follow-up or specialist
Direct patient care time is a moral problem as much as a practical one. ... Whatever we can do to tip the scale back towards patient care, must be done.