The mortality rate with an overnight ED stay before admission was 15.7%, compared to 11.1% in patients admitted before midnight in a French study of patients ages 75 years and older. Risk was even higher among those who needed assistance performing daily tasks.
8 Nov 2023
Researchers simulated four scenarios: geographically localizing housestaff and patients, adding a nursing unit, adding a hospitalist team, and adding both a nursing unit and a hospitalist team.
5 Dec 2018
ACP Hospitalist provides hospital-based physicians with news and information about the practice of hospital medicine.
An expert calls for solutions to delays and boarding.
15 Oct 2020
A hospitalist discovered some useful principles while working to improve throughput.
15 Sep 2020
A hospitalist-led boarder service reduced length of stay.
15 Mar 2020
Summaries from ACP Hospitalist Weekly.
15 May 2019