Most transthoracic echocardiograms (TTEs), even those done for appropriate clinical indications, have little effect on patient management, according to a new study.
31 Jul 2013
In the current context of rising clinical demands, long waiting lists and shorter appointment times, it's more important than ever to communicate effectively and foster a strong therapeutic relationship.
15 May 2010
Ask open-ended questions, consider barriers to care.
15 Jun 2014
A 442-bed acute care urban academic health center in Toronto decreased length of stay by improving patient-physician communication and handoffs.
15 Nov 2015
Stand out by providing high-value care.
15 Jun 2014
Undertaking quality improvement projects is more difficult than ever, but certain strategies can help ensure success.
15 Jul 2011
ACP Hospitalist Weekly has tallied the voting from its latest cartoon contest, where readers are invited to match wits against their peers to provide the most original and amusing caption.
27 Mar 2019
Two experts offer their thoughts on the implications of a recent study.
15 Nov 2021
Summaries from ACP Hospitalist Weekly.
15 Jun 2017
Study authors theorized that the cool temperature of the lidocaine was responsible for the pain reduction, since it wouldn't be expected to have a direct anesthetic effect on the skin.
2 May 2018