July 2019

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Hospitals reach for the stars

Health systems are focusing on online care ratings of facilities and physicians.

Sleep heals

Learn why and how to improve inpatient sleep.

New rules for predicting recovery after cardiac arrest

Therapeutic hypothermia has changed the field of neurology after cardiac arrest.

Stroke windows keep opening wider

An expert reviews the latest data on ischemic stroke.

Partnering up to increase patient capacity

An academic medical center joined forces with a nearby community hospital.

Patient and physician hygiene go hand in hand

A recent study investigated the bugs on patients' hands.

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Fighting the Speckled Monster

Vaccination has been an issue for a very long time.


Learn the diagnostic components of adult respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS).

Online ratings, sleep, and more

Meet us on Twitter to discuss online ratings of hospitals and hospitalists.

Insomnia meds get boxed warning; pacemakers prematurely losing power

Details on the latest alerts, recalls, and approvals.

Home care vs. SNF, sepsis mortality

Summaries from ACP Hospitalist Weekly.

Heart failure risk score, step-down therapy

Summaries from ACP Hospitalist Weekly.

Cases from the University of Pittsburgh

A group of cases involving the use of point-of-care ultrasound.

Individual case: Primary angiitis of the central nervous system

A patient with hallucinations and headache is found to have a rare form of vasculitis.

Bonus online case: Acute CMV infection

A patient with four weeks of fevers diagnosed with cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection.