International hospitalists share their common and unique experiences and challenges.
29 Nov 2023
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
Experts assess the potential of artificial intelligence (AI) to reduce the burden of documentation and coding.
8 Nov 2023
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
Increasing inpatient mobility is a common goal, but hospitals struggle to make it happen. Experts offer their advice.
27 Sep 2023
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
Hospitalists are finding career opportunities helping their hospitals use data to improve care.
30 Aug 2023
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
ACP Hospitalist provides hospital-based physicians with news and information about the practice of hospital medicine.
A randomized trial did not find a patient safety benefit from shorter duty schedules, a study found.
25 Feb 2015