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Physicians of the night

Shulkin. “We've just been pulling the people who work at night together into informal, almost social gatherings to get to know each other.”. ... It's pure problem solving and not so much the social issues of discharge.”.
December 2008

How to handle biased patients

Hospitalists have developed strategies for these problematic encounters.
June 2020

Helping homeless patients during COVID-19

Having a place for them to be safe and isolate and recover from COVID with some additional support has really been key for our hospital not having capacity issues,” she said. ... Stella. Noelle Rodriguez, a social services worker, helps distribute
September 2020

In the News

The study authors called for additional research into the effects of PCMH, especially on specific populations such as those with multiple comorbidities or social issues.
June 2015

Top Docs

To implement multidisciplinary bedside rounds, Dr. Anderson had to overcome a number of scheduling issues. ... Patients were either low-acuity patients in the hospital for observation or those with complicated social issues that prevented them from
November 2013

The challenge of predicting readmissions

A: It's possible, but it gets back to the heterogeneity of medicine patients, and this interface between both clinical and social issues. ... Do they have social support that may help them be compliant with the medications or other recommendations like
December 2011

Which insulin? What drug? When?

Potential social issues include poor home support, no transportation to a pharmacy or doctor's office, and drug and/or alcohol problems. ... If you can get questions [about these issues] as part of your routine social history, you're likely to pick up on
July 2011

Pandemic pinpoints racial and ethnic disparities

She shared an educational sign designed for Navajo Nation residents, which shows two sheep standing end to end to depict the minimum distance required for social distancing. ... They noted that potential causes could include structural racism or other
September 2020

Recent Research

Both early and late readmissions were associated with some markers of increased burden of chronic illness, such as receiving a medication indicating organ failure, and social issues, such as barriers to
August 2015

Hospitals fight back against violence

LISW, a social work specialist in the ED and co-chair of the program. ... Gillespie said. While in nursing school 20 years ago, he said he was taught to discuss patients' clinical care, but not social issues, in order to avoid biasing the next caregiver.
December 2017

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