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In defense of productivity pay

A reader responds to a recent article with some potential explanations for higher costs being associated with hospitalist care.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/archives/2022/06/22/in-defense-of-productivity-pay.htm
22 Jun 2022

New reports signal health care costs for this decade

Tigecycline gets warning for mortality riskRecall of Huber needles due to risk of coring
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/weekly/archives/2010/09/15/5.htm
15 Sep 2010

Study finds low adherence to price transparency mandate across U.S. hospitals

As of Jan. 1, 2021, a federal rule requires hospitals to disclose five types of standard charges for all services and to provide a consumer-friendly display for at least 300 services. Six to nine months after it went into effect, more than half of hospitals had met neither requirement.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/archives/2022/06/15/study-finds-low-adherence-to-price-transparency-mandate-across-us-hospitals.htm
15 Jun 2022

Men with heart failure more likely to be admitted, get intensive treatment at end of life

Researchers couldn't determine whether women with heart failure were less likely to be hospitalized or to receive intensive or invasive care due to undertreatment of women or overtreatment of men at the end of life.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/weekly/archives/2020/12/23/4.htm
23 Dec 2020

OPAT has similar safety, lower costs versus inpatient antibiotic therapy

Patients receiving outpatient parenteral antimicrobial therapy (OPAT) after hospitalization for bacterial infection had 90-day adverse event rates of 35.6% compared to 39.0% in those who stayed in the hospital for parenteral antimicrobial therapy, a retrospective Canadian study found.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/archives/2022/04/27/opat-has-similar-safety-lower-costs-versus-inpatient-antibiotic-therapy.htm
27 Apr 2022

High costs among dual-eligible beneficiaries due mostly to long-term care

Among persistently high-cost patients covered by Medicare and Medicaid, 68.8% of spending was on long-term care and less than 1% was related to potentially preventable hospitalizations.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/weekly/archives/2018/10/03/4.htm
3 Oct 2018

January 2012

ACP Hospitalist provides hospital-based physicians with news and information about the practice of hospital medicine.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/archives/2012/01/

Thrombectomy after stroke reduced length of stay, increased chance of living at home

A new analysis of a prior trial found that endovascular thrombectomy for ischemic stroke reduced length of hospital stay by a median of 2.6 days, a 29% reduction compared to medical therapy.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/weekly/archives/2019/07/17/4.htm
17 Jul 2019

December 2014

ACP Hospitalist provides hospital-based physicians with news and information about the practice of hospital medicine.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/archives/2014/12/

June 15, 2022

ACP Hospitalist provides hospital-based physicians with news and information about the practice of hospital medicine.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/archives/2022/06/15/

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