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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FOAM (free open-access medical education) allows us to accelerate, personalize, and extend our learning for the benefit of our patients, our colleagues, and ourselves. In today's post, physician and FOAM enthusiast Edward Lew, MD, offers practical tips to help you join the conversation. Read More...
5/31/2016 5:37:21 PM | 2 comments

Meaningful integration involves using the power of relationships to realize specific outcomes and goals. In an upcoming webinar, presenters from CEP America and Adventist Health will explore why meaningful integration is important, its benefits, and what holds health systems back from achieving it. Read More...
5/26/2016 4:20:11 PM | 0 comments

In complex organizations like hospitals and health systems, a culture of accountability is essential for success. Here's why accountability matters, what it looks like, and what healthcare leaders can do to nurture it within their teams. Read More...
5/24/2016 5:54:04 PM | 2 comments

Because we're healthcare providers, some people will inevitably ask us questions this election cycle. And I believe our answers can really make a difference for both healthcare and our country.  Read More...
5/19/2016 3:37:37 PM | 7 comments

EDs can be loud, busy, bewildering places — especially for the millions of elders who visit them each year. Here's how one hospital set out to create a welcoming environment for this growing population. Read More...
5/17/2016 5:12:20 PM | 5 comments
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