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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work life balance medicineIn medicine, taking care of one’s self promotes, and sometimes equals, the quality of care we give to others. Of course, when it comes to real world practice, this is more easily said than done. In this month's Mindfulness in Medicine column, coach and author Anne Bruce shares her personal journey with burnout and the lessons it taught her. Read More...
6/6/2017 1:31:19 PM | 4 comments

agitated patient emergency roomMany ED providers aren't confident managing patients who are tense, restless, uncooperative, and show other signs of agitation. In today's post, we chat with Scott Zeller, MD, CEP America's Vice President of Psychiatry, for tips on respectful de-escalation. Read More...
5/23/2017 6:05:01 PM | 2 comments

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 | 5 comments
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