MDs phone homes
Among all the advanced technologies available to hospitalists, one of the best tools for helping recently hospitalized patients thrive may be one of the oldest and simplest: the telephone.
Getting to know you
Daily face-to-face meetings improve outcomes and teamwork.
Physicians and social media
Physicians today have more and more social media vehicles through which to express themselves, but mishandling those powerful online megaphones carries risks.
Improving patient sleep by shaking up routines
Melissa Bartick, ACP Member, found that simple changes can reduce patients' requests for sedatives.
The rock star hospitalist
Rupa Marya, MD, splits her time between the hospital and the stage.
Watchful eyes make for clean hands
Greater Baltimore Medical Center used signed pledges and volunteer auditors to dramatically improve hand hygiene rates.
Letter from the Editor
Improving transitions of care is one of the top goals facing hospitals and hospitalists today. Happily, it's one that doesn't require a lot of technology to achieve.
Write it up
The source of my tension on this particular day was Karin, the incredibly intense fourth-year medical student rounding with me.
The pulmonary artery catheter: To use or not to use?
Our columnist discusses the pros and cons.
CMS stopped paying for services billed as consultations as of Jan. 1, 2010. What does this mean for hospitalists?.
Test yourself: Pulmonary artery catheterization
The following cases and commentary, which address pulmonary artery catheterization, are excerpted from ACP's Medical Knowledge Self-Assessment Program (MKSAP14).
New drug approved for Alzheimer's, warnings issued on CT scans, local anesthetics
Warnings, recalls, approvals.
Journal watch: recent studies of note
Recent studies of note.
In the News
Perioperative beta-blockers, and more.