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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12/30/2014 7:33:21 AM | 3 comments

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

For last year's words belong to last year's language

And next year's words await another voice.
And to make an end is to make a beginning.
— T.S. Eliot 

12/25/2014 2:24:48 PM | 0 comments

We're so glad you took the time to join the conversation this year at Perspectives. Here's a taste of what we'll be bringing you in 2015.
12/23/2014 2:13:42 PM | 0 comments

And we have a winner! With over 9,000 views, here's Perspectives' most-read popular post of 2014.

Medical professionals are constantly facing complex, emotional and ethical dilemmas in the healthcare environment. Some professionals have learned through experience to easily confront these touchy issues directly, while others may be in denial.

Developing emotional courage is an important tool in any healthcare professional's toolkit. It invites healthcare workers to address ethical issues up front and take action when doing the right thing is not always easy.

Simply defined, emotional courage is what you are called to do when you see or feel a real need to take action but are experiencing an emotional barrier that may be stopping you.

12/18/2014 5:11:12 PM | 0 comments

With over 5,000 views, here's Perspectives' second most popular post of 2014.

Nurse practitioners (NPs) and physician assistants (PAs) are now an integral part of the U.S. healthcare system and have assumed a major role in both primary care and some specialty care areas. Like our physician colleagues, we have encountered increasing expectations to "do more with less" (i.e., see more and sicker patients and provide quality, comprehensive care in less time — all while meeting challenging national metrics). Read More...
12/17/2014 12:52:53 PM | 2 comments
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