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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physician self careWe healthcare providers spend our lives caring for others. But when's the last time you set aside an hour for self-care? Here's why it needs to be a priority, plus some tips for making it simple ... and even fun. Read More...
8/7/2017 4:05:29 PM | 3 comments

cep america health disparitiesIn order to succeed in value-based reimbursement models, hospitals must deliver optimal performance regardless of the various populations they may serve. Organizations and providers who are aware and understanding of the disparities that exist in their communities and who engage in a culturally competent approach will produce a significant ROI for hospitals through better management of readmissions, resource utilization, and a variety of quality metrics. Read More...
7/12/2017 9:54:14 AM | 3 comments

While each woman physician and advanced provider experiences medicine uniquely, we also share many of the same struggles. Here's how a community of CEP America providers are helping women build rewarding medical careers. Read More...
7/5/2017 1:08:03 PM | 1 comments

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 | 8 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
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