Limited health literacy is associated with poor outcomes – and it’s common.
Portals help more patients engage with care outside the hospital, but inside they are still uncommon.
Is clinician denial of particular patient requests associated with the patient’s satisfaction with that clinician?
Standardized patient encounter training is a live simulation in a clinical setting with trained actors.
Clinical question: Are patient perceptions of care during index hospitalization associated with likelihood of 30-day readmission...
Clinical question: Are there differences in mortality and health care resource utilization in patients treated by hospitalists,...
From the Society
Dr. Nasim Afsar became the new president of the Society of Hospital Medicine in April 2018.
The session will provide some boots-on-the-ground insight from clinicians at various stages in this space.
Admitting medicine patients to off-service, nonmedicine units linked with increased in-hospital mortality
Do medicine patients admitted to off-service inpatient units during times of hospital saturation have worse quality of care and outcomes?
With skeptical parents, resist the urge to tell, and listen instead.