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February Spotlight: Hospital Medicine: Transitions in Care, Part II

  Submitted by Reem Habboushe, MD   As hospital medicine becomes central to our national health care fabric, the necessity to connect hospitalist with outpatient physician/PCP and other post-acute settings becomes increasingly important. Our evolving context includes changes at the … Continue reading

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February Spotlight – Hospital Medicine: Transitions in Care

  Submitted by Colleen O’Connor, MD, LMC Campus lead of Hospital Medicine   “Transitions in Care” represents a key feature of hospital medicine — not only within MLH but on a national level.  We see it reiterated in many forums via our umbrella … Continue reading

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February Spotlight – Hospital Medicine: Quality and Patient Safety

  Submitted by James R Gengaro, DO, Internal Medicine, Campus Chief of Hospital Medicine, Riddle Hospital   The Hospitalist Medicine Service (HMS) at each MLH campus consists of doctors who want to lead their medical teams with high quality patient … Continue reading

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February Spotlight — Hospital Medicine: Quality and Patient Safety

  Submitted by James R Gengaro, DO, Campus Chief HMS, Chair of Quality, Riddle Hospital   With the ever changing tide from volume-based reimbursement towards value-based reimbursement, it has never been more important to understand how consistently we are providing … Continue reading

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February Spotlight – Hospitalist Medicine: Working together as a Team

  Submitted by Deborah Gondek, DO Two years ago, HMS embarked on a partnership with the orthopedic surgery department in order to provide our patients with top quality care at Bryn Mawr Hospital. We felt that it was important for … Continue reading

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February Spotlight — Hospital Medicine: Observation status

  Submitted by Colleen O’Connor, MD, Campus Lead, Lankenau HMS   As we all know, the challenge of observation status is here to stay. The designation of care in the hospital as inpatient vs. observation continues to be a challenge … Continue reading

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