Our bonanza of conference coverage starts with a recap from the National Readmission Summit last December, then continues with summaries of sessions from the Society of Critical Care Medicine's Annual ... Write to us anytime. Sincerely,. Jessica Berthold.
Meanwhile, medical students and residents from Yale-New Haven Hospital in Connecticut share what they learned from interesting patients in our quarterly installment of The Brief Case. ... We'd love to hear from you. Sincerely,. Jessica Berthold. Editor,
For our feature story, we interviewed experts who have thought deeply and creatively about how to create the ideal ward team—one that both supports and learns from its members. ... Sincerely,. Jessica Berthold. Editor, ACP Hospitalist.
And it's important to introduce these concepts at the beginning, with doctors-in-training. ... Sincerely,. Stacey Butterfield. Editor-in-Chief, ACP Hospitalist.
Hospitalists endeavor to give all patients the attention they deserve, but their busy schedules sometimes preclude doctors from spending quality time at the bedside. ... Sincerely,. Jessica Berthold Editor. ACP Hospitalist.
As a result, hospitals have been devising strategies to deal with the shortfalls, from alternate treatment protocols to restrictions on the way coveted drugs are used. ... Sincerely,. Jessica Berthold. Editor, ACP Hospitalist.
Resident work hours have been getting shorter for decades. But a recent change from the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education and new research on the impact of work-hour limits ... Sincerely,. Stacey Butterfield. Editor-in-Chief, ACP
Hospitals and hospitalists also need a plan for using dabigatran, recently approved by the Food and Drug Administration. ... Email us. Sincerely,. Jessica Berthold. Editor, ACP Hospitalist.
Our article looks at one such gadget: the handheld ultrasound. While increasing in popularity, its utility in the hospital is far from widely accepted. ... As always, thanks for reading. Sincerely,. Jessica Berthold. Editor, ACP Hospitalist.
If yes, you're not alone. A recent study from the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City found a majority of doctors think industry-physician interactions of this ... Sincerely,. Jessica Berthold Editor. ACP Hospitalist.