News tagged with hospitalist

Fumbled handoffs can lead to medical errors

Poor communication of the outcomes of medical tests whose results are pending at the time of a patient's hospital discharge is common and can lead to serious medical errors in post-hospitalization medical treatment.

dateAug 07, 2009 in Other
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Study shows dramatic growth in number of hospitalists

One of the most striking changes in health care over the last two decades has been a dramatic increase in physicians categorized as "hospitalists" — doctors who practice almost exclusively in hospitals, rather than combining ...

dateMar 11, 2009 in Other
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