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Delays in ICU transfer increase mortality, LOS, but early warning score may help, study finds

Researchers retrospectively applied the previously published electronic Cardiac Arrest Risk Triage (eCART) score, which utilizes demographics, vital signs, and laboratory data as an objective measure of critical illness.
13 Jul 2016

Specific components of antimicrobial stewardship programs associated with improvements

Effective components included postgraduate physician/pharmacy training programs, order sets specific to antimicrobials, systematic de-escalation review, pharmacists and/or infectious disease (ID) attendings on acute care ward teams, and formal ID training of pharmacists.
10 May 2017

Hospitals changing practices to curb opioid epidemic

Interventions include shorter prescriptions and closer monitoring.
15 Mar 2019

Antimicrobial stewardship, readmissions

Summaries from ACP Hospitalist Weekly.
15 Jul 2017

Resisting ransomware

Health care searches for solutions as hackers target hospital data.
15 Oct 2016

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ACP Hospitalist provides hospital-based physicians with news and information about the practice of hospital medicine.

Patient and physician hygiene go hand in hand

A recent study investigated the bugs on patients' hands.
15 Jul 2019

Hospital-acquired condition penalty program did not reduce conditions it targeted

Findings in one state raise questions about whether national value-based payment programs are effective in reducing hospital-acquired conditions and whether penalties under the program should be continued, study authors said.
13 Nov 2019

Nominate a Top Hospitalist

ACP Hospitalist is currently seeking nominations for our 12th annual Top Hospitalists issue.
26 Jun 2019

Work hours, cardiac rehab, and more

Research summaries from ACP Hospitalist Weekly.
15 Oct 2020

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