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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Your first job is an important stepping stone on your career path. In today’s post, Steven Zahn, MD, CEP America Regional Director and Advocate Sherman Hospital Emergency Department Medical Director, discusses the transition to your first job and shares information about CEP America’s annual Senior Residents’ Day. Read More...
5/1/2017 12:51:12 PM | 0 comments

telepsychiatry for psychiatric emergenciesInnovative physician groups are partnering with hospitals large and small to bring on-demand telepsychiatry consultation into the ED. Such programs can make a real difference for patients — not to mention the hospital's bottom line. In today's blog post we'll look at one example: St. Rose Hospital in Hayward, Calif. Read More...
4/26/2017 12:28:56 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

What Every Physician Should Know About Addiction MedicineEmergency medicine physician Stacie Solt, MD, wanted to do more for patients struggling with substance use disorders. So she took the unique step of completing a fellowship in addiction medicine. In today's post, she talks about that journey and shares some advice for fellow providers. Read More...
4/19/2017 11:30:55 AM | 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
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