Hospitalists, with their wide range of experience and knowledge of a hospital's different departments and systems, can be natural choices for leadership positions. And many are now pursuing advanced management training to help them get the
ACP Hospitalist provides hospital-based physicians with news and information about the practice of hospital medicine.
The cover story of our May issue looks at fixing electronic health records, while other articles focus on wayfinding apps, unbefriended patients, and poststroke epilepsy.
Started in April 2012 by 16 entities, the effort to reduce the health care industry's contribution to environmental degradation and spur sustainable change has grown to more than 700 hospitals.
The April issue of ACP Hospitalist has a cover story about perfecting post-acute care and inside features on evidence-based practice centers, stress hyperglycemia, and new guidelines for status epilepticus.
Incidence estimates suggest that more than 1% of medical admissions could be factitious, and that's not counting the patients no one catches.
The October ACP Hospitalist is now available, with a cover story about ransomware attacks on electronic health records.
Some institutions, mainly academic medical centers, are taking a newer, hard-line approach to physiciansâ€™ relationships with pharma. Our cover story looks at some of these new policies as well as the potential impact of this growing movement.
Results from the first three years of the Hospital Quality Incentive Demonstration (HQID) suggest that while bonuses were something to shoot for, they weren't the primary motivators for most participants. Instead, some hospitals viewed their
When the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education decided in 2003 to limit residents' work to 80 hours per week, opponents said that the change would be a disaster for hospital medicine. But while the ruling has presented staffing