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The many faces of hospital medicine

International hospitalists share their common and unique experiences and challenges.
29 Nov 2023

Residents report that ‘warm handoffs' enhance patient safety

One residency program implemented a protocol in which the incoming and outgoing residents met at the end of a ward rotation to sign out and jointly round on sicker patients using a bedside-rounding checklist.
23 Aug 2017

A job for AI

Experts assess the potential of artificial intelligence (AI) to reduce the burden of documentation and coding.
8 Nov 2023

Patient safety, resident sleep do not appear to differ with flexible vs. standard duty hours

Sixty-three U.S. internal medicine residency programs were randomly assigned to follow standard duty-hour policies mandating 16-hour shifts and an 80-hour workweek, or flexible policies, with an 80-hour workweek but no limits on shift length or mandatory time off between shifts.
13 Mar 2019

Walk this way

Increasing inpatient mobility is a common goal, but hospitals struggle to make it happen. Experts offer their advice.
27 Sep 2023

Attending physician workload may affect teaching effectiveness, patient safety

Academic rank and time spent with learners were positively associated with teaching evaluations, and higher midnight census and daily discharges were negatively associated, a single-center study found.
13 Jan 2016

Dig into the numbers

Hospitalists are finding career opportunities helping their hospitals use data to improve care.
30 Aug 2023

Regionalized care teams may not lead to improvements in patient safety, study finds

Researchers found no significant difference in preventable adverse events but did find improvement in nurses' and interns' communication about patients' expected discharge dates and daily care plans.
2 Mar 2016

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

Duty hours may have no effect on patient safety, resident well-being, care continuity

A randomized trial did not find a patient safety benefit from shorter duty schedules, a study found.
25 Feb 2015

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