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

cep america organizational cultureWhen it comes to finding your dream job, salary, benefits, and location matter. But there’s another crucial factor that often gets overlooked: culture. In today’s post, CEP hospitalist Maulik Shah, MD, shows us how to find a workplace whose culture aligns with your values and priorities.
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7/10/2017 3:10:22 PM | 0 comments

Making quality measures relevant is a perennial headache for healthcare leaders. The irony is that clinicians have a lot to gain from quality programs. Here's a handy cheat sheet to help you show the medical staff what's in it for them. Read More...
6/26/2017 11:51:14 AM | 7 comments

Surveys suggest that the majority of Americans would prefer not to receive life-prolonging care if they were suffering due to an incurable condition. Yet CMS estimates that only about 55 percent of older inpatients have a "goals of care" conversation documented in their charts. Here's how CEP America is using provider education to ensure that every patient has a voice in these important matters. Read More...
6/14/2017 1:07:53 PM | 6 comments

Interview with a palliative care physicianThe practice of palliative care requires providers to look at health and healing in a new light. In today's post, Perspectives catches up with Palliative Care Coordinator Satya Chelamkuri, MD, to learn more about this fascinating area of medicine. Read More...
4/3/2017 2:03:57 PM | 7 comments
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