Multifaceted Discharge Interventions Reduce Rates of Pediatric Readmission and Post-Hospital ED Utilization
Clinical question: Do interventions at discharge reduce the rate of readmissions and post-hospitalization ED visits among pediatric patients?...
Studies show no change in mortality despite increased asymptomatic urinary screening for neuroblastomas in children
More than 800 hospitalists gather to hear from CMS’ Patrick Conway, healthcare system CEOs, experts in pediatric hospital medicine
Strategies to define, develop, assess a comprehensive pediatric competency program
Your hospital should have clear policies and procedures, as well as ongoing training
Hospitalists beware patient “dumping,” care fragmentation, and practicing beyond your scope of practice
Understandings about the concepts and process of negotiation can lead to successful negotiations
Pediatric Hospital Medicine 2014: Keynote Speakers Address Healthcare Reform, What Keeps Hospital CEO's Awake at Night
Medicare CMO Pat Conway explains to packed crowd that CMS' Quality Strategy goals align well with ongoing pediatric hospital medicine efforts
The classic example of over-diagnosis in pediatrics is asymptomatic urinary screening for neuroblastomas, where studies showed an increase in...
Pediatric Hospital Medicine 2014: Building Blocks in the Evolution of a Successful Distributed Hospitalist Program
Fundamentals of a program will lead to success for advanced programs and distributed networks