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ED volume not the cause of recent hospital capacity issues, study of Medicare data finds

ED visits by fee-for-service Medicare beneficiaries remained below 2019 levels in 2022, but length of stay for associated admissions was longer and discharges to postacute care were less common, according to an analysis of pre- to postpandemic hospital occupancy.
10 Jul 2024

Maintaining medical education and hospital capacity in the pandemic

Experts have proposed a variety of modifications to medical education in response to COVID-19, and new tools help predict patient volumes and personal protective equipment use.
15 Apr 2020

July 10, 2024

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

Tactics for managing surge capacity evaluated in survey of academic hospital leaders

The most valued strategies included appropriate staffing, proactive data-driven approaches, and discharge planning at the time of admission, yet hospitalist and hospital leaders reported that low-cost solutions like discharge lounges and huddles were usually implemented first.
22 Dec 2021

February 02, 2022

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

New data on tocilizumab, convalescent plasma, anticoagulation for COVID-19

Recent studies found that tocilizumab was potentially harmful for ICU patients, indicated that convalescent plasma works better with higher antibody titers delivered earlier, and offered conflicting findings on anticoagulation. Other research compared mortality from COVID-19 over time.
27 Jan 2021

Struggling with strategies for strain

Hospitalist leaders and hospital administrators were interviewed before the pandemic for a study about hospital capacity strain. The study authors explain some lessons that everyone working in hospitals can now take from their responses.
2 Feb 2022

Policy changes that expanded health care access did not increase overall hospital use

Based on an analysis of the implementation of Medicare, Medicaid, and the Affordable Care Act, study authors projected that providing universal coverage would not increase hospital use.
24 Jul 2019

Filling hospital beds

Experts predict the potential effects of universal health coverage.
15 Dec 2019

Rural hospitalists face unique challenges, rewards

Hunting for beds in tertiary facilities and providing outpatient consults are among the diverse responsibilities of hospitalists in remote areas.
26 Apr 2023

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