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Inpatient continuity of care declined in decade ending in 2006 | ACP Hospitalist Weekly | ACP Hospitalist
Inpatients experienced a decline in continuity of care between 1996 and 2006, but the hospitalist model doesn't seem to be to blame, the authors of a new analysis concluded.
This month's issue considers resident work hours, care at Indian Health Service hospitals, and readmissions.
ACP Hospitalist provides hospital-based physicians with news and information about the practice of hospital medicine.
Creative scheduling and on-call systems prevent surges from spiraling out of control.
Organizational characteristics of hospitalist groups vary widely | ACP Hospitalist Weekly | ACP Hospitalist
Hospitalists groups differ widely on characteristics like patient volume, continuity of care and the role of midlevels, a study found.
As continuity of care becomes even more of a focus in medicine, hospitalists are again on the forefront of change in how care is delivered.
Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center in Baltimore changed hospitalists' schedules to improve physician satisfaction and quality of care.
Hospital medicine is fairly well established in the U.S., Canada, and Europe, but in other countries the field is just getting started. These fledgling movements face familiar challenges, such as concerns about continuity of care, and unique
Physicians view other parties as responsible for reducing costs of health care, survey finds | ACP Hospitalist Weekly | ACP Hospitalist
Physicians believe other parties, including trial lawyers, health insurance companies, and hospitals and health systems, bear greater responsibility than they do for reducing health care costs, according to a recent survey.
When patients are most in need of a familiar face, they often must trust the stranger who was assigned to walk in their door. But it doesn't have to be that way.