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
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
Arora explained how to improve written and verbal communication during her talk, “Handoffs: Improving Patient Care Transitions within the Hospital.”. ... Too much information. Aim for three patients per page rather than one patient per page.
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.
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.
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.
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
Most rewarding aspect of my job: Taking care of patients and helping them through difficult life situations. ... Also, to work toward a health care system that allows all patients to have access to reasonable coverage.
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