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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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...
8/29/2017 11:36:51 AM | 4 comments

After undergrad, is it best to dive right into medical or PA school? Or, should you spend some time scribing to see what it’s really like in the field? Former CEP scribe Hayley Wardrop, RN, MSN, weighs in. Read More...
8/23/2017 12:32:49 PM | 1 comments

cep america emergency room qualityUndertaking major emergency department (ED) quality initiatives requires not only transforming processes, but also a dedicated team of physicians and nurses, and involved leadership. Can change only be achieved with a long-term effort? Not necessarily — if you a have strong culture. Read More...
8/21/2017 3:47:46 PM | 0 comments

In a busy emergency department, patients can feel lost in the shuffle. No wonder patients admitted from the ED tend to score the hospital low on patient satisfaction surveys. But even after a negative experience, it’s still possible to win back patients’ loyalty. The trick is to respond quickly and with genuine compassion. Read More...
8/16/2017 2:39:48 PM | 1 comments

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
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