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The endless war on readmissions

Hospitalists who study readmissions discuss the current state of the evidence and offer their best advice on avoiding patients coming back to the hospital.
15 Nov 2021

Pandemic lessons, VTE prediction, and COVID-19 effects on other inpatients

One hospital reduced unnecessary labs during the pandemic, while another collected nine lessons to improve health care. Other recent studies looked at venous thromboembolism (VTE) in COVID-19 inpatients and mortality rates among patients hospitalized for other conditions during last year's surges.
28 Jul 2021

Home is where the hospital is

Learn how the hospital and the home are the same but different.
15 Nov 2021

ACP issues guidelines on use of high-flow nasal oxygen, point-of-care ultrasound

New guidelines from the College suggest when to use high-flow nasal oxygen rather than noninvasive ventilation or conventional oxygen therapy and address the use of point-of-care ultrasound in ED and inpatient diagnostic pathways for acute dyspnea.
5 May 2021

Consulting POCUS to increase efficiency

This tool holds potential to speed care for patients requiring subspecialists' attention.
15 Sep 2021

CT perfusion imaging not often available at hospitals treating acute ischemic stroke

In findings from a Texas Medicare cohort validated with national data, 3% of patients with acute ischemic stroke were evaluated with CT perfusion, and most cases were evaluated at hospitals that did not offer this test.
31 Mar 2021

Virtual rounding beyond the pandemic

Hospitals have moved to hybrids of remote and in-person rounds.
15 Sep 2021

Telehospitalist program reduced length of stay at a rural VHA hospital, study finds

Readmission rates did not improve with telemedicine, but patients and clinicians at both the hub and spoke hospitals were highly satisfied with a Veterans Health Administration (VHA) telehospitalist pilot program.
24 Feb 2021

Frozen hospitals powered through

When Uri hit Texas, hospitalists had to overcome novel challenges.
15 Sep 2021

Open records come to the wards

Hospitals and physicians are adjusting to the new federal requirement to provide patients full access to their entire medical record, including notes.
15 Jul 2021

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