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New internists choosing to be hospitalists

A study finding that inpatient practice was the overwhelming practice choice of recently certified general internal medicine physicians highlights problems with medical payments and training, experts said.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/archives/2022/06/22/new-internists-choosing-to-be-hospitalists.htm
22 Jun 2022

The cost of hospitalists

The lead author of a recent study finding that hospitalists bill higher than primary care physicians when seeing Medicare inpatients says that productivity bonus pay is problematic for the health care system.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/archives/2022/06/08/the-cost-of-hospitalists.htm
8 Jun 2022

It takes a team to prevent falls

Hospitalists play a key role in making their hospitals' fall prevention efforts more effective and encouraging patient mobility, experts say.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/archives/2022/06/01/it-takes-a-team-to-prevent-falls.htm
1 Jun 2022

One-quarter of hospitalized Medicare patients experienced harm, government report finds

A new report from the HHS Office of Inspector General found that 25% of Medicare patients experienced adverse events or temporary harm events during their hospital stays in October 2018, and 43% of these were deemed preventable.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/archives/2022/05/18/free/one-quarter-of-hospitalized-medicare-patients-experienced-harm.htm
18 May 2022

Periop in a pandemic

Without data or guidelines on when and whether to perform surgery on the many patients who have had COVID-19 infections after vaccination, hospitals and hospitalists are developing their own plans and protocols.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/archives/2022/03/23/free/periop-in-a-pandemic.htm
23 Mar 2022

Midline catheters may be safer than PICCs for short-term use

A retrospective cohort study found use of a peripherally inserted central catheter (PICC) for difficult vascular access or for IV antibiotic therapy for 30 days or less was associated with higher risk for a bloodstream infection or occlusion than a midline catheter.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/weekly/archives/2021/12/08/2.htm
8 Dec 2021

Relief from a pager

Nonphysicians took over responsibility for an admissions pager.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/archives/2021/11/success-story-relief-from-pager.htm
15 Nov 2021

12 tips for new academic hospitalists

Bradley Sharpe, MD, shared some of the actions that set him up for success.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/archives/2021/07/12-tips-for-new-hospitalists.htm
15 Jul 2021

Counting lives saved

Commonly used tallies of medical errors may dramatically overestimate their toll.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/archives/2021/07/counting-lives-saved-issues-with-medical-errors.htm
15 Jul 2021

Late diagnoses, routine cultures, and more

Research summaries from ACP Hospitalist Weekly.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/archives/2021/05/recent-research.htm
15 May 2021

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