September 2020

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COVID-19 spurs hospital tech

Rapid advances have been made in virtual rounds, chatbots, machine learning, and more.

Helping homeless patients during COVID-19

Hospitalists have been working to improve outcomes for a vulnerable population.

Pandemic pinpoints racial and ethnic disparities

Numerous factors play a role in why Blacks, Latinos, and Native Americans are more likely to contract COVID-19.

A framework for team problem solving

A hospitalist discovered some useful principles while working to improve throughput.

Primum non nocere

Two hospitalists muse on the current pandemic.

Tackling patient flow during COVID-19

An expert offers six tips to achieve early discharges.

Little Red Stethoscope and other tales

Read some hospitalist fables for the modern era.

Liver failure

Combination codes often depend on the acuity and cause of liver failure.

Focus on telehealth before and after hospitalization

Understanding variation in the use of telehealth will be critical during the pandemic and after.

Nocturnists and residents

Internal medicine residents were surveyed about overnight supervision.

Engaging families to detect ICU delirium

Fair diagnostic accuracy was achieved when family members used delirium tools for daily assessments.

COVID-19 tech and disparities

This issue focuses on how the pandemic has driven technological change but also highlighted inequalities in our society.

Cases from MedStar Washington Hospital Center

Cryoglobulinemic vasculitis, goiter, Chagas disease, and more.

EVALI, rapid response, and more

Research summaries from ACP Hospitalist Weekly.

Nutrition, contrast and AKI, and more

Research summaries from ACP Hospitalist Weekly.