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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While some hospitals are the only choice for the communities they serve, others are just one choice among many. In today's post, Denise Brown, M.D., Vice President of Practice Development for CEP America and a former Hospitalist Medical Director, talks about how hospitals can grow their market share and how outsourcing partners can help. Read More...
7/27/2016 1:27:05 PM | 0 comments

Dries Van Dyk, DO, has become a bit of a fixture in the Kaweah Delta Medical Center ED. It all started with two years of job shadowing emergency physicians in high school. After college, he returned as a scribe for three years. And in 2016, he started his emergency medicine residency in the same department. In today's post, Van Dyk describes how scribing prepared him for the rigors of medical school, while CEP America Regional Director Joseph Ginejko, DO, shares the attending physician's perspective. Read More...
7/25/2016 12:27:16 PM | 1 comments

Emergency and hospital medicine have traditionally operated in separate silos, with each group setting its own processes and priorities. But bringing these services under the same management can have a wealth of benefits, as our Midwestern hospital has discovered. Read More...
7/20/2016 3:58:53 PM | 0 comments

To improve the quality and reputation of their emergency care, the Saint Agnes Hospital administration decided they needed a new outsourcing partner. Here's how CEP America physician leaders helped them transform the ED culture, boost efficiency, and improve patient satisfaction.
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7/18/2016 6:50:42 PM | 2 comments

Just a few years ago, telemedicine might have sounded like science fiction. Today, it's increasingly commonplace as hospitals and health systems seek to contain costs by delivering care outside "bricks and mortar" settings. In today's post, we'll look at how telehealth is helping providers and payers to better manage patient health and resource utilization. Read More...
7/13/2016 1:05:34 PM | 2 comments
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