A case-based framework for de-escalating conflict
De-escalation of a conflict is a critical and evolving skill and practice.
Does morning discharge really improve hospital throughput?
Focus on the actual processes that create bottlenecks preventing throughput.
Is mindfulness key to helping physicians with mental health?
“When we go into our state of deep rest in the meditation practice, which is two to five times more restful than sleep, it heals those stress...
Care via video teleconferencing can be as effective as in-person for some conditions
Video teleconferencing works best for monitoring patients with chronic conditions, according to the author of a new paper.
Residency programs readjust during COVID
The pandemic has put a spotlight on the importance of being flexible.
Ten changes that could keep clinicians in the workforce in a pandemic
Doctors make checklist of low-cost action items to start addressing a wave of providers leaving medicine.
Did prior authorization refusals lead to this patient’s death?
Nearly 4 years after major organizations signed a consensus statement agreeing to improve the prior authorization process, physicians say little...
Hospitalists helped plan COVID-19 field hospitals
Better to plan for too much than not plan for enough, say hospitalists who helped build COVID-19 field hospitals.
Pandemic innovations that will outlast COVID
Hospitalists discuss process changes implemented during the pandemic that will likely survive it.
What does it mean to be a trustworthy male ally?
“I began to understand that graceful self-promotion is not optional for many women in medicine, it is a necessary skill.”