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Modified rapid response system could help patients with limited English proficiency

An initiative at one U.S. academic medical center that used automated early warning scores and integrated interpreters into the rapid response system was associated with a decrease in average monthly mortality rates.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/archives/2024/02/28/modified-rapid-response-system-could-help-patients-with-limited-english-proficiency.htm
28 Feb 2024

Tackling ED boarding

Hospitalists can take ownership to reduce risks for patients, especially elderly ones.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/archives/2024/02/21/tackling-ed-boarding.htm
21 Feb 2024

New recommendations cover preop management of endocrine, hormonal, urologic medications

The guidance from the Society for Perioperative Assessment and Quality Improvement focused on long-term medications and prioritized avoiding interruption of therapy unless continuation poses risks.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/weekly/archives/2021/03/17/2.htm
17 Mar 2021

Hospital clinicians don't often use antibiograms when prescribing, survey finds

Among 193 respondents from seven U.S. health care systems, 26.9% of hospital clinicians said they used antibiograms more than once a month and 16.1% did not know that their facility had an antibiogram available.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/archives/2024/02/21/hospital-clinicians-dont-often-use-antibiograms-when-prescribing-survey-finds.htm
21 Feb 2024

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.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/weekly/archives/2021/08/04/3.htm
4 Aug 2021

November 30, 2022

ACP Hospitalist provides hospital-based physicians with news and information about the practice of hospital medicine.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/archives/2022/11/30/

Displaying patient photographs in EHR reduced rate of wrong-patient order entry errors

As part of a quality improvement project at one Boston hospital, ED staff encouraged patients to have their photographs taken by informing them that the project was intended to improve safety.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/weekly/archives/2020/11/18/5.htm
18 Nov 2020

December 14, 2022

ACP Hospitalist provides hospital-based physicians with news and information about the practice of hospital medicine.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/archives/2022/12/14/

July 2018

ACP Hospitalist provides hospital-based physicians with news and information about the practice of hospital medicine.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/archives/2018/07/

Training in time-limited trials associated with less use of nonbeneficial ICU treatments

In a pre- and postintervention quality improvement study, physicians at three academic hospitals in California were trained to use time-limited trials of interventions in communication and care planning with families and surrogate decision makers of critically ill ICU patients.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/weekly/archives/2021/04/21/4.htm
21 Apr 2021

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