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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cep america administrative fellowshipAdministrative fellowships aren't just for kids or new attendings. After a few years in practice, emergency physician Trish Jones, MD, decided to give one a try. Here's how she's using what she learned to help lead a startup and improve emergency care for older patients. Read More...
6/28/2017 3:01:06 PM | 4 comments

Making quality measures relevant is a perennial headache for healthcare leaders. The irony is that clinicians have a lot to gain from quality programs. Here's a handy cheat sheet to help you show the medical staff what's in it for them. Read More...
6/26/2017 11:51:14 AM | 7 comments

affordable care act repealThe American Health Care Act (AHCA) heads to the Senate for a vote next Thursday. Needless to say, the stakes are high for healthcare reform. Here's what healthcare leaders, providers, and consumers need to know. Read More...
6/21/2017 1:27:08 PM | 1 comments

cep america joy in medicineDedicated volunteer and CEP Hero Penny Miller, FNP, talks about improving healthcare in rural Peru, nonjudgmental event medicine for concerts, and how volunteering helps her find joy in her practice. Read More...
6/19/2017 12:15:23 PM | 2 comments

Surveys suggest that the majority of Americans would prefer not to receive life-prolonging care if they were suffering due to an incurable condition. Yet CMS estimates that only about 55 percent of older inpatients have a "goals of care" conversation documented in their charts. Here's how CEP America is using provider education to ensure that every patient has a voice in these important matters. Read More...
6/14/2017 1:07:53 PM | 6 comments
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