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Hospital readmissions and the unfortunate predictability of it all

blaming it all on the hospital and the doctors) obscures from many of the real issues behind high readmission rates. ... His other clinical interests include quality improvement, hospital safety, hospital utilization, and the use of technology in health
October 2020

Medication reconciliation demands a 'no ifs, ands or buts' list

While these statistics include all hospital errors, medication errors are top of the list. ... In my experience, this is very true, and I’ve been fortunate enough to work with some great pharmacists in my time as a hospital medicine doctor.
October 2020

Best care doesn't always get best ratings, doc finds

Best care doesn't always get best ratings, doc finds. Medicare's Hospital Compare Web site attempts to help the public compare hospitals based on quality of care, but it can ... Of course not, says WhiteCoat, but according to Hospital Compare, "my
October 2020

The role of podcasts in medical education

This week at an Update in Hospital Medicine done at our noon conference, podcast episodes were quoted. ... He still makes inpatient rounds regularly at the Birmingham VA and Huntsville Hospital.
October 2020

Evidence based medicine--but which evidence?

hospital with a bleeding ulcer, they are started on a proton pump inhibitor medication right away. ... places, learn more about medicine and increase her knowledge base and perspective by practicing hospital and primary care medicine as a locum tenens
October 2020

Hospitals are still awful: movement toward patient centered care and Eric Topol's idea

After 25 years in internal medicine practice, I am much more familiar with what happens to patients when they do reach the hospital wards. ... places, learn more about medicine and increase her knowledge base and perspective by practicing hospital and
October 2020

Do hospitalists miss opportunities to talk about healthy habits and preventive medicine?

Most of us probably believe in primary prevention too, but feel that it is outside the scope of hospital medicine. ... His other clinical interests include quality improvement, hospital safety, hospital utilization, and the use of technology in health
October 2020

QD: News Every Day--More hospitals offering palliative care

The analysis was conducted in March 2011. The primary source of hospital data was the AHA Annual Survey Database for FY 2000 through 2009. ... For more on palliative care's growth in internal medicine and hospital medicine, read ACP Internist's coverage
October 2020

Hospitals: Check doctor's communication skills before buying the practice

variety of things including the practice's patient volume, number of hospital referrals, estimates of patient turnover, and so on. ... dosage and frequency instructions. According the Institute of Medicine, approximately 500,000 drug errors or adverse
October 2020

Looking back and looking forward

to ourselves to be the best internal medicine specialists or subspecialists that we can be. ... It has added Annals for Hospitalists and the Hospital Medicine Channel (as well as channels for other clinical specialties), Annals for Educators, Annals
January 2019

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