The recession had driven both of those causes. (Politico). In other news, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services will cut hospital reimbursement by 2.9%. ... 4% decline, about $440 million, in the next year. The American Hospital Association says
In lean thinking, that's a lot ofMichael B. Edmond, MD, FACP, is a hospital epidemiologist in Iowa City, IA, with a focus on improving the quality and safety of health ... This post originally appeared at the blog Controversies in Hospital Infection
This is the phrase that hospital nurses record in their nurses' notes when they have notified the doctor, usually by phone, on a patient's issue. ... Of course, the attending doctor who is asking me to approve hospital discharge is engaging in the same
Cho, MD, told attendees at Hospital Medicine 2018, held April 8-11 in Orlando, Fla. ... I imagine that's most of the patients that end up in your hospital.”.
Things will get more complex as more [anticoagulants] become available,” he said during a session on managing atrial fibrillation at the Society of Hospital Medicine's annual meeting, held in National ... Martinez said. “Like most things we see in
What's in a hospitalist's name? I must confess that I love my job as a hospital medicine doctor. ... Nevertheless, I consider it lucky that I graduated at a time when the specialty of hospital medicine was really taking off.
Not random non-clinical folk who don't understand the rigors of frontline medicine. ... His other clinical interests include quality improvement, hospital safety, hospital utilization, and the use of technology in health care.
The hospital has become a necessary evil for those who are very sick. ... He also serves as a frequent ward attending at the Birmingham VA Hospital.
Our story has more details. Our conference coverage this month is from Hospital Medicine 2014, which took place in Las Vegas in March. ... Next month's issue of ACP Internist will feature a wrapup of our coverage from Internal Medicine 2014, held in
Ten pillars of medicine. I've been debating with myself how to break the actual practice of medicine into its essential parts. ... These, I think, are the basics of what we do every day in the hospital:.