April 2018

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Clinicians dive into hospital design

Researchers from health care and design backgrounds have been increasingly focusing on how the layout and allocation of space in hospitals can promote the well-being of both patients and clinicians.

Taking glucose management online

New algorithms and virtual systems can help hospitals to optimize inpatient glycemic control.

Caring for sepsis survivors

Risks of sepsis, including mortality, functional and cognitive impairment, and mental health problems, continue long after discharge.

EHR-based trigger detects preventable adverse events

A trigger flagged admissions, leading reviewers to detect preventable adverse events including diagnostic errors and care management-related events.

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A digestible problem

A young physician remembers army surgeon Dr. William Beaumont, his patient Alexis St. Martin, and the study of gastric secretions.

New IM residency gains foothold in Nepal

Patan Hospital, a tertiary-level referral center that treats nearly 320,000 outpatients and 20,000 inpatients each year, had no internal medicine residency program until last year.

Hospitals try to stabilize generic market

Pharmacoeconomics researcher Kevin A. Schulman, MD, FACP, explains health systems' plan to buy drugs directly from the manufacturers.

Opioid use disorders

This month's column reviews opioid-induced conditions, which are complications directly due to opioid use disorder.

Innovative designs

This month's issue looks at clinician involvement in hospital design, electronic glucose management systems, sepsis survivorship, and more.

MKSAP quiz on sepsis

This month's quiz includes questions from ACP's Medical Knowledge Self-Assessment Program 17 about sepsis.

HCAP guidelines, CPR survival, and more

Summaries from ACP Hospitalist Weekly.

Hospitalist ICU care and locum tenens outcomes

Summaries from ACP Hospitalist Weekly.

New artificial intelligence app identifies strokes

Details on the latest recalls, alerts, and approvals.