A wound care expert reviewed the stages of pressure ulcers (or injuries).
15 Jun 2018
Hospitals and critical access hospitals would be required to develop a discharge plan within 24 hours of admission or registration and complete it before the patient is discharged.
4 Nov 2015
Fellows trade more time in training for gains in knowledge, job opportunities.
15 Sep 2015
The agency is accepting public comment until Jan. 13.
23 Dec 2015
One hospital built an algorithm for suicide screening into its electronic health record.
15 Mar 2018
The findings support current CDC recommendations to reduce risk of infections by using subclavian sites, but overall suggest that an ideal site for central venous catheter insertion does not exist if mechanical complications are an equal concern, authors said.
30 Sep 2015
High ICU utilization for 4 common conditions may drive up costs without improving mortality, study finds
The retrospective cohort study ranked 94 hospitals in Washington State and Maryland by their predicted ICU utilization rates for adult patients hospitalized for diabetic ketoacidosis, pulmonary embolism, upper gastrointestinal bleeding, and congestive heart failure.
10 Aug 2016
While a study found similar costs, length of stay, 30-day readmissions, and inpatient mortality among teams with hospitalists, advanced practice clinicians, or residents at one academic medical center, hospitalist teams discharged patients more efficiently with fewer consults.
25 Nov 2020
ACP Hospitalist provides hospital-based physicians with news and information about the practice of hospital medicine.
A program encouraged patients to report problems that arose during hospitalization.
15 Aug 2020