Miller said.“ So when I call back I know whom to speak to and whom she was calling about, plus I've already looked up the patient's glucose trends and
In the study of about 35,000 dialysis patients, researchers used a new metric called Hb-Var, which measures variability of hemoglobin levels independent of absolute values and trends over time. ... The study found that the relationship between Hb-Var and
Labs/studies: Significant positives/negatives from both blood work and diagnostic imaging. Would include past labs if helpful to follow trends. ... Status of previous symptoms: Update on previous symptoms. Vital signs: Report trends as well as current
Nelson said: cost of living inflation, a historical trend of rising productivity (though flat over the last year), and the relative shortage of hospitalists.
It balances overuse issues seen with fee-for-service alone, underuse issues with capitation alone, and adds incentives for the hard work needed to improve quality and reduce cost trends—which ... If the primary care physician was responsible for
suggest that trend is about to change.
News on trends in hospitalist care, and more. Care provided by hospitalists increased rapidly and steadily between 1995 and 2006, a recent study reported.
Pay close attention to even subtle trends, such as a slight decline in the respiratory rate over a series of evaluations, he said.
trends, hospitalists will be seeing these patients and will be able to recognize how sick these patients are and provide guidance on the acuity of services needed,” Dr. ... need to make sure those hospitalists are communicating with each other to make
In this issue, they describe the health care consequences that physicians can expect in Washington and Oregon (which have also legalized recreational use) and any other states that follow this trend.