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.
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.
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.
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
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
Records are not for patient care or communication, they are the goods doctors give to the payors in exchange for money. ... They are the end-product of patient care, the product we sell.
Why patient care needs to get personal. I have explored just a little of the statistical underpinnings of medical decisions. ... But patient-centered care may not take the matter far enough because a "patient" is still generic.
ACP launches new services for quality improvement | Internal Medicine Meeting 2019 News | ACP Internist
At Internal Medicine Meeting 2019, ACP unveiled ACP Advance, a new quality improvement (QI) program to help organizations and physicians improve patient care. ... The curriculum integrates four key pillars to achieve success: clinician engagement and
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
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.