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Revving up rural stroke response

Telehealth, helicopters, and hospitalists all have a part to play in reducing disparities in stroke outcomes, experts say.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/archives/2022/09/07/revving-up-rural-stroke-response.htm
7 Sep 2022

Hospitalist workforce grew steadily from 2012 to 2019

Hospitalists are now one of the top five largest physician specialties in the U.S., according to an analysis of Medicare Part B claim coding patterns. However, relatively few physicians self-identified as hospitalists in Medicare's Provider Enrollment Chain and Ownership System.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/archives/2022/09/07/free/hospitalist-workforce-grew-steadily-from-2012-to-2019.htm
7 Sep 2022

Please, no more ‘pimping’ in med ed

For decades, medical trainees who've been grilled in a traditional manner have felt the burn of shame and humiliation. A hospitalist and educator calls for change.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/archives/2022/08/17/free/please-no-more-pimping-in-med-ed.htm
17 Aug 2022

New guideline released on periop management of antithrombotic therapy

The American College of Chest Physicians issued 44 recommendations, covering use of vitamin K antagonists, heparin bridging, direct oral anticoagulants, and antiplatelet drugs in patients undergoing surgeries or procedures.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/archives/2022/08/17/free/new-guideline-released-on-periop-management-of-antithrombotic-therapy.htm
17 Aug 2022

Monkeypox update, new breast cancer type and treatment

In addition to providing an update on efforts to combat monkeypox, the FDA recently approved an infusion drug for HER2-low breast cancer and generic versions of atropine, electrolytes, and other drugs.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/archives/2022/08/10/monkeypox-update-new-breast-cancer-type-and-treatment.htm
10 Aug 2022

Medical procedure service trained residents with high success rate

Over a 4.5-year period at one academic medical center, 5,320 procedures were attempted, 58.7% by a supervised resident and 41.3% by an attending, with an overall success rate of 91.1% and a major complication rate of 0.8%.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/archives/2022/07/20/medical-procedure-service-trained-residents-with-high-success-rate.htm
20 Jul 2022

How to hire millennials

A hospital's culture was a bigger factor in taking or keeping a job than pay or potential for advancement, according to a recent study of hospitalists born after 1982.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/archives/2022/07/20/how-to-hire-millennials.htm
20 Jul 2022

Inpatient adverse event rates declined from 2010 to 2019

An analysis of U.S. hospitals found significant decreases in adverse event rates among patients hospitalized for acute myocardial infarction, heart failure, pneumonia, or major surgical procedures.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/archives/2022/07/20/inpatient-adverse-event-rates-declined-from-2010-to-2019.htm
20 Jul 2022

The problem with pulse ox

Research has long indicated that pulse oximeters can overestimate oxygen saturation in patients with darker skin, but experts are now trying raise awareness of the problem.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/archives/2022/06/29/free/the-problem-with-pulse-ox.htm
29 Jun 2022

POCUS training track effective for internal medicine residents without local expertise

At one university-based internal medicine residency program, a three-year point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) training track that used both local and external resources increased residents' use of and comfort with POCUS applications.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/archives/2022/06/29/pocus-training-track-effective-for-internal-medicine-residents-without-local-expertise.htm
29 Jun 2022

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