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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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.
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3/15/2017 4:04:00 PM | 0 comments

When contracting a physician group to manage one of your hospital service lines, it's now common practice to tie a percentage of payments to performance. Doing so can benefit all parties and improve care for patients. But how should you proceed if your existing performance data is shaky — or even nonexistent?  Read More...
3/13/2017 12:49:04 PM | 3 comments

innovative healthcareAcross the industry, healthcare is evolving at an unprecedented pace — from caring for an aging population with multiple comorbidities to a shifting focus on wellness and prevention. Now is the time for innovation and transformation in order to keep pace with the tidal wave of change. Here's how CEP is responding to the challenge. Read More...
3/8/2017 5:16:31 PM | 2 comments

leadership tips for women healthcare executivesWomen now represent about 20 percent of all healthcare leaders. But as they rise through the ranks toward the CEO level, this number shrinks to only 4 percent. In today's post, two women healthcare executives offer guidance on climbing the leadership ladder, from starting out, to finding mentors, to asking for what you want, and much more. Read More...
3/3/2017 12:36:22 PM | 3 comments

Women make up most of the healthcare workforce. But when it comes to leading hospitals and practices, they’re vastly underrepresented. In today's SlideShare, two experienced Medical Directors share their advice for leading boldly while maintaining joy and balance. Read More...
2/1/2017 2:48:39 PM | 7 comments
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