Clarifying the goals behind hiring nurse practitioners (NPs) and physician assistants (PAs) will help hospital program leaders choose the most suitable model for integrated care.
1 May 2019
What's new in ACP Hospitalist and other College publications, including the cover feature on spontaneous awakening trials, coverage of medication discrepancies during the transfer between facilities, and a Success Story about how one hospitalist Web site streamlines signouts. Plus, test yourself with questions on sedation and ventilation excerpted from MKSAP 14.
1 Oct 2009
The majority of Clostridium difficile patients come from outside the hospital setting.
1 Oct 2013
The Governance Committee of the American College of Physicians places in nomination candidates for College governance.
1 Nov 2017
Among elective surgery patients, nearly one-fourth (24%) were diagnosed with previously unknown diabetes or pre-diabetes based on blood tests conducted while they were fasting pre-operatively, researchers found.
14 Aug 2012
Hospital charges in Maryland have been set by the state for 4 decades, and more reforms are on the way. The effort has led to all insurers paying the same price for the same services in the same hospitals, and now, the state is looking to improve facilities' readmission rates and other quality metrics.
1 Apr 2014
What's new in ACP Hospitalist and other College publications.
1 Jun 2009
Health professionals to march for health care reform
16 Mar 2010
A look at ACP Journal Club Plus, an electronic digest of customizable alerts.
1 May 2008
New offerings at ACP's annual meeting will include learning how to use portable ultrasound technology, the anatomy behind and diagnoses of common orthopedic complains, and an expanded neurological course including headache, dizziness and stroke.
1 Mar 2011