Other experts at the conference estimated that about 40,000 deaths a year in the U.S. ... Hospitalists are well positioned to help improve diagnosis, experts at the conference said.
Tips for treating patients on both ends of the sodium spectrum, from hyponatremia to hypernatremia.
This issue delves into new recommendations on community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) and offers conference coverage from the American Public Health Association, Midwest Hospital Medicine, and CHEST. ... Two articles in this issue propose potential responses.
Keep consultation relationships well-defined to avoid problems down the road.
Expert discusses special considerations for patients with various medical conditions.
at a recent conference on quality. ... Other topics of interest to hospitalists at the IHI conference included measuring the effectiveness of rapid response teams and fighting sepsis.
30, at 7 p.m. Eastern. Two other articles in this issue focus on opioid addiction: a Perspectives piece by a hospitalist advocates for a harm-reduction approach and conference coverage ... Additional conference coverage in the January issue offers tips
Irl B. Hirsch, MD, MACP, offers tips for moving patients to formulary options.
Advice is given on how hospitals and clinicians can avoid the pitfalls of the penalty program, and how policymakers could change it to operate more effectively.
At the time of the conference, the CMMI had proposed four possible models for pilot programs, and four more were expected soon. ... Rutledge reported. Finding an effective way to interest patients in cost-consciousness and hospital choice will be key to