Transitions of Care
Four of the seven hospitals demonstrated reductions in readmission rates ranging from 24% to 55%
As the “patient-centered medical home” model gains steam, hospitalists should know what’s coming
Recommendation based on research suggesting 30-day death rates significantly higher in low-volume facilities vs. facilities treating more than 35...
CMS' chief medical officer sheds some light on confusing and aggravating Medicare issue.
Collaboration, systems improvement keys to reaching readmission goals
Opportunities to be more efficient are largely under care of hospitalists, ACO director says
Innovations in Healthcare
ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: A neurohospitalist fellowship program director talks about the rise of the neurohospitalist model.
Kevin Barrett, MD, the director of the neurohospitalist fellowship program at Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Fla., talks about the rise of the...
Root-cause analysis, mentoring help Lodi, Calif. hospital create patient-safety culture, reduce readmissions.
Hospitalists can help prevent hospital-acquired infections
The newest Dartmouth Atlas report documents little progress in decreasing 30-day readmissions, and identifies a link nationally between...