Physicians continue to practice low value care because of practice habits and lack of cost transparency.
It’s a widespread problem among admitted patients that often goes unrecognized.
It’s the latest development in a burgeoning field.
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.