Raising the bar on health care ratings sites.
15 May 2008
The American Board of Medical Specialties last fall began offering board certification in palliative care, and CMS has recognized the subspecialty, removing hurdles to reimbursement. The attention, along with other factors like the fulfillment of the work and a hot job market, is prompting more physicians to consider focusing on palliative medicine, whether they're in the middle of their careers or at the outset.
15 Feb 2009
The August issue of ACP Hospitalist is online and includes stories about patient-centered care, atrial fibrillation and stroke, and how to give a great talk.
22 Aug 2012
Council of Young Physicians now recruiting
3 Nov 2010
Patients at Boston Medical Center prefer “Louise's” instructions on medication regimens and other aspects of post-discharge care.
15 Mar 2011
Disparities between day and night care, as well as new guidelines and public pressure, are pushing hospital administrators and hospitalist practices to offer 24/7 care. Quite a few hospitalists are willing to work at night under the right circumstances.
15 Dec 2008
Better rapport between physicians and patients can help the latter get well, and keep them that way.
15 Aug 2012
HCAHPS scores, order sets for COPD inpatients, warfarin in brain injury patients, and more.
15 Nov 2014
For certain high-risk patients undergoing pacemaker or implantable-cardioverter defibrillator surgery, continuing warfarin treatment has lower incidence of device-pocket hematomas than heparin bridging therapy.
22 May 2013
The next issue of ACP Hospitalist is online and coming to your mailbox. Featured stories include:
24 Feb 2010