Hospital Medicine

 

Hospital Medicine News

  • Accuracy of ICU Predictions Often Varies Clinicians should tell families that patients in ICU may be in a prognostic 'gray zone,' one expert warned in an editorial.
  • Mortality Lower at Major Teaching Hospitals, Study Shows Thirty-day mortality rates were significantly lower among Medicare patients treated at major teaching hospitals compared with those receiving care at nonteaching hospitals between 2012 and 2014, a new study showed.
 

Hospital Medicine Perspective

  • Changing the Face of Cardiovascular Medicine   Dr Harrington leads a roundtable discussion on how to attract women and minorities to the practice of cardiology so the physician makeup can better reflect the patient makeup.
  • Nurses Get Political to Address Unsafe Staffing Out of their comfort zone and into the political arena, nurses from across the United States rallied in Washington to raise awareness about unsafe nurse staffing.