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With EHRs or paper, outpatient practices can improve safety | ACP Internist

The idea is evolving that improving transitions of care from hospital to outpatient settings reduces readmissions. From medication lists to tracking labs to missed referrals that delay diagnosis, an expert in the field considers it all.

QD: News Every Day--Easing transitions from hospital may lower rehospitalizations : ACP Internist

Quality initiative related to transitions of care were associated with lower rehospitalization rates, but not with reductions of rehospitali...

How can we make hand-offs a good thing? : ACP Internist

Health care is actually a 24-hour-a-day, 7-day-a-week job. People get sick even when we physicians are supposed to be sleeping or eating din...

Hospitalists and primary care docs : ACP Internist

The following post is by Jamie Newman, FACP, editorial advisor of ACP Hospitalist : I read the April 6 Annals of Internal Medici ne with ...

Extensivists, "big picture-ists," and more : ACP Internist

At a Friday morning session, Jeffrey Greenwald, MD, offered a brief overview of evolving models for hospitalists in care transitions. The ...

Who's in charge here? : ACP Internist

I spent a couple of hours today discussing a topic that has become increasingly important in the world in which we live, and which would hav...

QD: News Every Day--9 performance measures for heart failure expand use of beta-blockers to inpatient care, among other recommendations : ACP Internist

Updates to heart failure performance measures include an expanded use for beta blockers and new quality metrics for internal quality improve...

Textbook edition reflects evolution of hospital medicine | ACP Internist

The first update of “Principles and Practice of Hospital Medicine” exemplifies how hospital medicine has evolved and the skills that hospitalists need to have.

IMM 15: Trading thoughts on transitions : ACP Internist

There's one thing, at least, that the primary care physicians and hospitalists could agree on during Thursday afternoon's panel discussion o...

One expert's view on the prospects for reform : ACP Internist

This week I'm attending the co-located National Medical Home Summit, National Retail Clinic Summit, and Population Health and Disease Manage...

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