Perspectives on the Acute Care Continuum

The Acute Care Continuum is the integration of urgent, emergent, inpatient and post-discharge care of patients with acute medical conditions.

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Welcome to Perspectives final post of 2015. It's certainly been an interesting year for the healthcare industry. But while change can provoke stress and uncertainty, it also opens new possibilities. 

Here's a hypothetical patient story that illustrates what the future of acute care could look like.
12/31/2015 11:29:24 AM | 0 comments

Reflecting on our past struggles and victories can help to put today's challenges into perspective — and refocus us on the possibilities. So for the final post of 2015, Perspectives takes a trip back in time to see how healthcare has evolved over the past 100 years. Read More...
12/29/2015 1:35:10 PM | 2 comments

Perspectives on the Acute Care Continuum wishes you and your loved ones a joyous holiday season.

“The joy of brightening other lives, bearing each others’ burdens, easing others’ loads and supplanting empty hearts and lives with generous gifts becomes for us the magic of the holidays.”
— W. C. Jones

12/24/2015 9:17:35 AM | 0 comments

In our most popular post of 2015, an emergency physician shares the many ways scribes help to improve his morale, efficiency and interactions with patients. Read More...
12/22/2015 8:38:59 AM | 2 comments

In our second most-read post, author and Perspectives columnist Anne Bruce explores the ethical and human dilemmas created by advancing healthcare technology.  Read More...
12/17/2015 5:06:19 PM | 0 comments
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