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A different score and factor to consider before surgery

Hospitalists should think beyond the Revised Cardiac Risk Index when providing preoperative assessments, attendees at Internal Medicine Meeting 2022 learned.
4 May 2022

Education, feedback for clinicians did not affect inpatient or postdischarge heart failure outcomes

An intervention targeting hospital clinicians had no significant effect on time to first heart failure rehospitalization or death or quality-of-care scores among patients discharged after hospitalization for acute heart failure with reduced ejection fraction, a recent trial found.
4 Aug 2021

Improving at quality improvement

When choosing a QI project, it's important to think before you act.
15 Jul 2018

And the winner is …

ACP Hospitalist Weekly has tallied the voting from its latest cartoon contest, where readers are invited to match wits against their peers to provide the most original and amusing caption.
1 Sep 2021

July 2018

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

Care coordination program linked to reduced readmission rates in large health system

A study of 21 hospitals in an integrated health system in California found that a postdischarge intervention targeted at patients at 25% or higher predicted risk of 30-day readmission or mortality was associated with decreased rates of readmission, but not mortality, in the 30 days after discharge.
18 Aug 2021

December 2008

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

Vote for your favorite entry

ACP Hospitalist Weekly's cartoon caption contest continues. Readers can vote for their favorite caption to determine the winner.
25 Aug 2021

Patient deterioration alerts didn't improve mortality or length of stay in trials

According to a new systematic review, pre-post studies have found benefits from using health information technology for early detection of inpatient deterioration, but randomized controlled trials have shown no significant changes from such interventions.
20 Apr 2022

Reducing inappropriate prescribing in older patients didn't reduce admissions

A trial in European hospitals had physicians and pharmacists review the prescriptions of inpatients who were age 70 years or older with at least three chronic conditions and five long-term prescriptions to identify potentially inappropriate medications.
21 Jul 2021

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