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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One of the biggest challenges women face in medicine is being taken seriously. Fair or not, we have to work harder than our male colleagues to show patients, nurses, and consultants that we know what we’re talking about. In today’s SlideShare, two experienced physician leaders offer practical tips on communicating confidently and assertively … without losing yourself in the process. Read More...
4/24/2017 12:57:15 PM | 2 comments

clinical education airway management cmeAdvancing your healthcare career doesn't necessarily mean becoming a medical director or lead advanced provider. In today's post, Perspectives sits down with Diana Goodwine, MD, who uses her passion for education to improve patient care and enrich the careers of her fellow providers. Read More...
4/17/2017 12:38:02 PM | 3 comments

joy in medicine blog postHealthcare reform calls for improved population health, better patient experience, and decreased per capita costs. But without satisfied, healthy providers, these goals are difficult to achieve. Here's some great advice on recapturing the joy of practicing medicine.  Read More...
4/10/2017 12:28:41 PM | 4 comments

Starting her job with maternity leave didn't hold back Vanessa Calderón, MD, MPP, from becoming a CEP America administrative fellow and Medical Director. In today's post, she talks about how our organization supports gender diversity in leadership. Read More...
3/30/2017 2:48:08 PM | 2 comments

mindfulness in medicineIt's tough to comfort, diagnose, and heal others when you're exhausted, disconnected, and losing faith in yourself. But research suggests that one in three physicians feels burned out at any given time. The good news is that mindfulness practices like meditation can help exhausted providers regain a sense of balance, control, and purpose. In today's post, I'll discuss some of the research around mindfulness in medicine, plus some easy ways to get started.
3/15/2017 4:04:00 PM | 2 comments
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