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An academic time crunch

Academic hospitalists discuss how to find time for education and research as the clinical workload keeps growing.
10 Jan 2024

Why observation care ‘just doesn't make sense’

An expert suggested eliminating observation status by creating payments that blend inpatient and outpatient rates to alleviate burdens on patients and clinicians.
25 Apr 2018

October 2013

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

Algorithm may help guide antibiotic therapy for staphylococcal bacteremia

The algorithm predefined diagnostic evaluations, antibiotic selection, and duration of therapy, and its outcomes were compared to those in similar patients whose physicians had unrestricted choice of antibiotic and duration of therapy.
3 Oct 2018

Overtreatment from troponin testing

A reader responds to a recent article about high-sensitivity troponin with a personal story.
3 Jul 2024

Meth-associated HF hospitalizations, costs rose sharply in recent years

From 2008 to 2018 in California, hospitalizations for methamphetamine-associated cardiomyopathy/heart failure (HF) increased by 585%, leading study authors to call for a “public health and clinical care response campaign to combat this multifaceted, fast-moving epidemic.”
21 Jul 2021

Milestone ratings system reduced bias against some underrepresented residents

Switching from the Resident Annual Evaluation Summary to the Milestone ratings system reduced bias for some groups that are underrepresented in medicine. However, substantial bias continued for U.S.-born Black residents.
3 Jan 2024

Natriuretic peptide-guided therapy didn't reduce heart failure hospitalizations or mortality

Patients were randomized to usual care according to guidelines or heart failure therapy titrated to the goal of a target amino-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptide (NT-proBNP) level below 1,000 pg/mL.
30 Aug 2017

January 2014

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

qSOFA identifies highest mortality rates compared to SOFA or SIRS, study finds

Among patients hospitalized with an infection, in-hospital mortality was 9% in those who met systemic inflammatory response syndrome (SIRS) criteria, compared to 13% and 23% in those with at least two points on the sepsis-related organ failure assessment (SOFA) and the quick SOFA (qSOFA) scores, respectively.
15 Mar 2017

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