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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To meet challenges of the quality movement, hospitals need physician partners who understand the business of medicine. Here's how CEP America is preparing hospitalists to lead the next wave of change. Read More...
8/14/2017 1:27:01 PM | 4 comments

The campaign rhetoric around healthcare reform was heated and filled with sweeping promises. But when it comes to repealing the Affordable Care Act, Congress may find there's no easy way forward.  Read More...
1/25/2017 1:30:07 PM | 1 comments

Wowing patients in ambulatory settings is difficult but certainly not impossible. In fact, the team at Sequoia Prompt Care in Visalia, Calif., center recently took home a national award for patient satisfaction. Here's how they did it. Read More...
1/20/2017 4:06:29 PM | 4 comments

Safety net hospitals face unique challenges to surgical efficiency. Here's how the anesthesia department at one urban hospital is helping vulnerable patients arrive on-time and ready for surgery. Read More...
1/18/2017 11:49:27 AM | 6 comments

Satisfying ED patients has become a do or die mission for hospitals. And in the digital age, a little goodwill can spread at the speed of light. In today's post, one satisfied patient talks about the experiences that prompted her to write a positive Facebook post that ultimately went viral. Read More...
1/4/2017 5:55:49 PM | 4 comments