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Patient safety, and why the aviation industry comparison doesn't always fly

Slowly but surely, patient safety is taking its rightful place at the forefront of American medicine. ... Patients, on the other hand, are in the worst shape when they enter the doors of the hospital.
September 2020

To improve patient and family satisfaction, start with this 1 simple thing

Yet this is what happens in the world of hospital medicine all the time. ... has nothing to do with their medical illness—what sort of hospital experience does that promote?
September 2020

Nurse shortage turns into a glut

I was pleased to pass on the name of a new RN school graduate who had great references from previous allied health care work and was told by the hospital:. ... Hospital census is down and staffing is lean. Is that enough to turn a shortage into a glut?
September 2020

The delusion continues (part 3)

Another interesting finding is that of salaries for chairs of Departments of Internal Medicine. ... Michael B. Edmond, MD, FACP, is a hospital epidemiologist in Iowa City, IA, with a focus on improving the quality and safety of health care, and sees
September 2020

Physician leadership and clinical practice

Physician leadership and clinical practice. A recent opinion piece in the Annals of Internal Medicine really resonated with me. ... He is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Diseases and was in the private practice of cardiology
September 2020

QD: News Every Day--Nurses tapped for more training, bigger role in health care

The Institute of Medicine says nurses' roles, responsibilities and education should change significantly to meet the increased demand for care expected from health care reform. ... Institute of Medicine, American Medical Association, Denver Post, Rocky
September 2020

More surgical procedures occurring outside of hospitals

More and more surgical procedures are being performed in freestanding ambulatory centers as opposed to hospitals, according to the recently ...
September 2020

Medical malpractice reform losing physician support

It lit the fuse that exploded the practice of defensive medicine.
September 2020

Where no one knows your name

When researchers asked hospital patients to name one of the physicians caring for them, 75% couldn't come up with anything.
September 2020

QD: News Every Day--Ciprofloxacin associated with increased MRSA in hospitals

George's, a large, acute-care teaching hospital in London over a 10-year period. ... The only substantial hospital-wide change to antibiotic prescribing occurred in 2007, when ciprofloxacin and cephalosporins were cut back.
September 2020

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