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November 2010

ACP Hospitalist provides hospital-based physicians with news and information about the practice of hospital medicine.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/archives/2010/11/

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

December 2013

ACP Hospitalist provides hospital-based physicians with news and information about the practice of hospital medicine.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/archives/2013/12/

CME credits available in patient safety supplement

A supplement to the March 5 Annals of Internal Medicine, which offers 11 CME credits, focuses on a recent Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality–funded project, “Making Health Care Safer II: An Updated Critical Analysis of the Evidence for Patient Safety Practices.”
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/weekly/archives/2013/03/06/6.htm
6 Mar 2013

August 2011

ACP Hospitalist provides hospital-based physicians with news and information about the practice of hospital medicine.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/archives/2011/08/

ACP, New York chapter to collaborate to improve patient safety

ACP announced collaboration this month with the New York ACP chapter to extend New York's medical Near Miss Registry into a national patient safety reporting and professional educational program.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/weekly/archives/2012/06/27/7.htm
27 Jun 2012

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

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

Patient, family engagement may help reduce falls during hospitalization

Implementation of the Fall Tailoring Interventions for Patient Safety toolkit was associated with a 15% overall adjusted reduction in falls and an adjusted 34% reduction in injurious falls among adult inpatients at three U.S. academic medical centers.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/weekly/archives/2020/11/25/5.htm
25 Nov 2020

Nominate a Top Hospitalist

ACP Hospitalist is currently seeking nominations for our 12th annual Top Hospitalists issue.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/weekly/archives/2019/07/03/5.htm
3 Jul 2019

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