Survey: Only 9 percent of EDs run efficiently, say nurses
A Group Approach to Fostering Resilience in Healthcare Providers
How to Support and Empower Women in Medicine
Physician Financial Planning: Expert Answers to Your Questions
A Hospital-Physician Partnership to Solve ED Crowding
Advanced provider internships help new providers find joy and confidence
How an Anesthesiologist Practice Found a New Home at Vituity
Closing the Gap on Psychiatric Care in the Emergency Department
Life After Residency: Tips for Making Your First Job Your Last
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7 Surprisingly Easy Self-Care Tips That Will Make You Feel Better Right Now
Empowering Women in Medicine
Transforming Healthcare: Cultivating a Culture of Innovation
Senior Residents, Are You Ready for Your Future?
Thinking Outside of the ED Box: Growing Capacity Through Inpatient Integration
Healing the Healer: Restoring the Joy in Practicing Medicine
Stanford and Vituity launch combined fellowship in clinical neurophysiology and management
Can Hospitals Really Become High-Reliability Organizations?
Advanced Provider Employment Models: How Do I Find the Right Fit?
Administrative Fellowship Prepares the Next Generation of Physician Leaders
Leap of Faith Pays Off for Medical Couple
Five Ways to Improve Emergency Behavioral Healthcare Delivery
Planning Your Career: Tips for Residents
How Working for a Physician Partnership Can Help You Retire Earlier
Accelerate Your Growth as an EMPA
Growing Hospital Market Share: What’s the Secret?
Telehealth Challenges and Opportunities: Insights From CTeL's Executive Summit
8 Tips for Rocking It at Conferences
This CME Expert Has Beautiful Advice for Healers Who Teach
Improving Patient Satisfaction in the Urgent Care Environment
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Front-Line Driven Innovation: Vituity Data Team [Video]
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How Collaborative Learning Can Boost Hospital Performance in Just 9 Months
Front-Line Driven Innovation: Vituity's ED Throughput Collaborative [Video]
Physician Job Seekers: Key Considerations For Negotiating Your Next Opportunity
How Is Data Changing Healthcare?
Implementing a Low-Risk Chest Pain Protocol
This Patient's Gesture of Thanks Will Warm Your Heart
How Vituity Helps Hospitals Become Certified Stroke Centers
An ED Shares Its Secrets for Rapid Operational Improvements
Decreasing ED Walkouts With Waiting Room Rounding
Here's How a Savvy Anesthesia Group Approached Affiliation
How to Really Help an Agitated Patient
A Collaborative Approach to Improving Nurse-Physician Communication
10 Ways an Intensivist Service Can Save Your Hospital Money
Tools for Enhancing Provider-Patient Communication in the ED
The Path of Least Resistance: Engaging Healthcare Professionals in Change
Healthcare Executives Discuss Challenges and Solutions to Behavioral Health Care Delivery
Addressing One of Today’s Fastest Growing Challenges: Behavioral Health in the Emergency Department
So You Think You Want to Be an Admin Fellow
How to Use Teamwork to Transform Your ED (Part 2)
7 Ways My EMPA Job Made Me a Better Person
How to Use Teamwork to Transform Your ED (Part 1)
How to Use Teamwork to Transform Your ED (Part 1) (1)
This Simple Strategy Prevents 70 Percent of Psych Admissions
3 Proven Ways EDs Can Break Down Silos
On-Demand Telepsychiatry — Addressing the Shortage of Emergency Psychiatrists
Dignity Las Vegas Providers Invited to Meet & Greet
Anesthesiologists and Emergency Physicians Team Up to Improve for Hip Fracture Care
3 Innovations That Improve Emergency Psychiatric Care
Treating Neurological Emergencies Effectively Requires New Models of Care
How Telemedicine Can Reduce Readmissions from Skilled Nursing Facilities
Dedicated Psychiatric Emergency Services Reduce the Need for Inpatient Hospitalizations
Making Fast Track ... Fast
Fellowship Prepares Family Physicians to Lead Rural EDs
How a Collaborative Physician-in-Triage Process Boosts ED Throughput
Implementation of Nurse-Initiated Pain Protocol in Improving Time-to-Pain Treatment for Long Bone Fracture
Women in Medicine: What Is the Right Practice Model for You?
The Surge Plan: Improving Emergency Department Overcrowding
Senior Residents' Weekend Prepares New Hospitalists for the Real World
6 Ways EDs can Prepare Now for the Next Pandemic
Integrated Clinical Pathways Improve Management of Chronic Disease Patients
Vituity Data Team Advances to the Finals of National Biothreat Challenge
Women in Medicine Forum Supports Professional and Personal Growth
Hospitalist Career Goals Should Flow From Passion and Purpose
No Way! These ED Clinical Leaders Actually Make Quality Fun
Making Integration Meaningful
Finding Your First Job with Vituity’s Senior Residents’ Weekend
Now We're Vituity. But What Happened to CEP America?
Introducing Vituity: The Name at the Heart of Better Care
We Put Patients First, and Look What Happened
Under Physician-Led Management, the Patient is King
Behind the Scenes at Senior Residents’ Weekend
Climbing Healthcare’s Leadership Ladder: 8 Tips to Help You Take the Leap and Stay on Track
How to Boost Your Hospital’s Surgical Services Integration Efforts
It's Really Never Too Soon to Be a Leader
Strong Culture Fit Draws Premier Anesthesia Group to Vituity
Is Bystander Emergency Response Training Worth the Investment?
Five Ways to Maintain Your Joy and Balance as You Lead
How to Make Every Nurse a Quality Champion
How to Overcome Painful Events With Resilience
This Is What Happens When You Let Your Kid Play Football
Performance-Based Contracts: What If We Don't Have Data?
Medical Scribing: Is It Really Worth Your Time?
Here’s an Easy Way to Make Patients Literally Fall in Love With Your Hospital [SlideShare]
Hospitalists, Here's One Way to Fast Track Your Leadership Career
Have Hospitals Outgrown the Holding Orders Controversy?
Vituity Practice of the Year Shares Its Culture Secrets
Why Physicians Have No One to Blame for Poor Quality
Can I Really Be A Powerful Leader In Medicine?
This Is What Happens When You Send Managers to Culture School
This Is the Reason I'll Never Practice Corporate Medicine
How to Find Professional Success and Personal Joy in Medicine
For Health Systems, Addressing Disparities Becomes a Survival Imperative
New Providers: Why Organizational Culture Matters
This Doctor Will Make You Want to Be an Admin Fellow
Creating Constructive Urgency Around Quality Metrics
What the AHCA Could Mean for Patients and Providers
How to Find Joy Through Volunteer Service
How to Get Providers Involved in Advance Care Planning
How to Reduce CT Utilization the Easy Way
Cura Personalis: A Mindful Way to Find Joy in Medicine
Moving on From Scribing: Tips for Making Your Professional School Application Shine
Diary of an ED Startup
Clinical Integration Improves ICU Quality and Costs
In Pursuit of Innovation: Taking Thoughtful Risk
A Busy ED Earns Level II Trauma Status
How A Medical Mission Changed My Practice
A Transparent Transition: Feeling Valued as an Anesthesia Advanced Provider
Can Your County Be the Partner You Need to Solve Psychiatric Boarding?
Senior Residents’ Day Supports Transition to Attending Physician
A Better Way to Help Patients in Mental Health Crisis
Do You Inspire Confidence at Your Hospital? [SlideShare]
What Every Provider Should Know About Addiction
Is a PA Emergency Medicine Fellowship What You Need?
This Inspiring Palliative Care Physician Will Change the Way You Think About Death
Why Medical Scribing Is a Stepping Stone to All the Best Healthcare Jobs
Here's How Vituity Helps Today's Working Moms Become Tomorrow's Women Leaders
Community Paramedicine: Bridging the Gaps in Healthcare Delivery
Bringing the Future of Healthcare to the Underserved
Mindfulness in Medicine Combats Provider Burnout — And Patients Kind of Dig It Too
These Powerful Women Executives Want to Help You Climb Healthcare’s Leadership Ladder [SlideShare]
Nurturing the Nurturers: How Vituity Provides Opportunities for Early Leadership
3 Brilliant Outcomes of Emergency Physician-Hospitalist Integration [Infographic]
It's EMTALA, Secretary Price
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These Female Healthcare Leaders Will Inspire You to Burn Brightly in 2017 [SlideShare]
Here's What Could Happen to Healthcare While Congress Squabbles Over the ACA Repeal
Award-Winning Ambulatory and Urgent Care Providers Reveal Their Patient Satisfaction Secrets
Boulders in the Perioperative Road: Obstacles or Stepping Stones?
The 12 Steps of Recovery: Surviving a Disaster
3 Conditions for Creating an Accountable Culture Within Your Healthcare Organization
How to Get Patients to Fiercely Love Your ED — and Say So
These Rural Athletes Will Soon Have Concussion Care Close to Home
We're Great: Why Tribal Culture Matters in Hospitals
How to Get an Emergency Department Psychiatric Consult in Under 60 Minutes
It’s the Little Things: How Patient Care Advocates Are Transforming One ED
Here's a Great Reason to Invest in Rural Healthcare
Millennial Providers and Work-Life Balance: Are They On to Something?
Could Going Post-Acute Reenergize Your Hospitalist Career?
Election 2016: What Now for Healthcare?
Putting the Caring Back Into Patient Care Amidst the Opioid Epidemic
Lessons You Can Use from Vituity's Heroes
A Family Member’s Perspective: 5 Communication Tips for My Father's Care Team
On-Site Medical Director Transforms Long-Term Acute Care
Wanna Be Startin' Somethin': The Power of Patient Callbacks
Could This PA's Novel Approach to Job Stress and Burnout Help You Too?
EHR’s Impact on Productivity: What’s a Provider to Do?
Telehealth and More: 11 Timely Healthcare Lessons From a Rural State
The Emergency Medicine Job Seeker’s ACEP16 Checklist
How an EM PA Found Her Work Family — and Path to Leadership — at Vituity
Telehealth in the Skilled Nursing Facility: An Important Tool to Deliver Care
How One Hospital Improved ED Operations in Just 90 Days
In a Changing Healthcare Landscape, a Local Democratic Group Explores Its Options
Dr. Tiffany Hackett: Creating A Deeper Leadership Pool at Vituity
Hospitalist Employment Models: Which Fits You Best?
Measuring Patient Satisfaction in Real Time Pays Off for Hospitals
How Physician Leadership and a Population Health Strategy Boosted Savings for a Fixed-Budget Hospital: A Webinar for Healthcare Leaders
A Healthcare Leader's Guide to Recruiting and Retaining Veterans
Vituity’s Parental Leave Stipend: Truly Partnering with New Parents
Bringing the Future of Healthcare to the Underserved (1)
Patients and Staff Win with Inpatient Rounding (Part 2 of 2)
Inpatient Rounding to Improve the Patient Experience (Part 1 of 2)
How the Perioperative Surgical Home Model Can Improve Your Hospital's Market Share
How a Patient-Centered Culture Can Boost Hospital Market Share
What a Brain Scientist's Stroke Can Teach Us About Mindful Resiliency
Walking the Walk of a True Democratic Partnership
Emergency Medicine Resident: "Scribing Is the Best Preparation I Could Have Had For Medical School"
Patients Win With Hospitalists, Emergency Physicians on the Same Team
Culture Change Boosts Market Share for an Urban ED
Telemedicine: A Valuable Tool to Manage Care
Healthcare Leaders Send Powerful Message About the Value of Care Coordination
Selling Insurance Across State Lines: A Good Idea?
Meeting the Growing Demand for Emergency Care: What Can Hospitals Do?
How Artificial Intelligence Will Transform Medicine as We Know It
Mentoring Program Gives Baltimore Students a Taste of Real World Medicine
Women Transforming Healthcare: One Leader's Story
One Hospitalist's Long Journey Through Visa Sponsorship
Putting a Face on Quality Metrics
Sip the FOAM: 6 Tips on Getting Started
How to Meaningfully Integrate Your Health System: A Webinar for Healthcare Leaders
Politics: How Taking the High Road Can Benefit Healthcare
Senior ED Helps Reduce Repeat Visits, Readmissions
Narrow Networks: Counterintuitive Assertions About Cost and Quality
Unleashing Mindful Civility in Medicine
Your Telehealth Strategy: 6 Reasons to Start Planning Today
One Provider's Professional Journey through the Acute Care Continuum
Call to Action: 6 Reasons to Promote FOAM and Social Media in Medicine
Relationship-Based Care Satisfies Both Patients and Hospital Staff
Easing the Burden of Quality Reporting
As First Responders Change Tactics, "First Receivers" Must Adapt
Transforming Hospital Culture Through Staff Empowerment
Triage in the Waiting Room
A Collaborative Approach to Improving PA and NP Job Satisfaction
The Benefits of Visa Sponsorship in Physician Recruitment
Millennial Providers and Work-Life Balance: Are They On to Something? (1)
When Hospitals Have One Foot in FFS and the Other in VBP
Reservist Physicians Support Hospitals in Transition
A Lean Transformation Continues
Keys to Building a Great Healthcare Culture (Part 3 of 3)
Keys to Building a Great Healthcare Culture (Part 2 of 3)
Keys to Building a Great Healthcare Culture (Part 1 of 3)
Why Residencies Are Worth Building (Part 2 of 2)
Why Residencies Are Worth Building (Part 1 of 2)
Implementation of Standardized Sepsis Campaign Bundle Treatments and Early Identification Protocols
First International Medical Director Academy Is a Hit With Chilean Physicians
Culture Change Helps Health System's Hospitalists Become One Team (Part 2 of 2)
Culture Change Helps Health System's Hospitalists Become One Team (Part 1 of 2)
Mindful “Global Intelligence” in Medicine Is Cultural Competence at Its Best
First Care Providers: Extending the Chain of Trauma Survival (Part 2 of 2)
First Care Providers: Extending the Chain of Trauma Survival (Part 1 of 2)
With Power Comes Responsibility: Healthcare Version
The Unlikely Twist Behind Medicine's Greatest Symbol
The Brookings Institute on the Acute Care Continuum: Implications for Population Health (Part 2 of 2)
On-Site Medical Director Transforms Long-Term Acute Care (1)
Hospitalist Employment Models: Which Fits You Best? (1)
The Patient Journey: Medicine Without Walls (Part 2 of 2)
The Patient Journey: Medicine Without Walls (Part 1 of 2)
Happy Holidays from Perspectives
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#3 - Doctors Die Differently
Year-End Countdown: Our Most Popular Posts of 2015
Setting Compassionate Limits on Opioids and/or Sedatives
Happy Thanksgiving from Perspectives
Healthcare Workforce Wellness: A Quadruple Aim?
EDs Blaze New Trails in Population Health Management
Optimization of Spaces in the Emergency Department Using Computational Models
LWBS and Door-to-Order Time
Putting a Face on Quality Metrics (1)
Mindful Palliative Care Puts a Human Face on Dying
Physicians Assistants, Nurse Practitioners Take Acute Care Beyond Hospital Walls
Innovative Mentoring Program Gets New ED Hires Up to Speed
Meeting the Growing Demand for Emergency Care: What Can Hospitals Do? (1)
Collaborative Change Process Pays Off for Busy EDs
Integrating Federally Qualified Health Centers Into the Acute Care Continuum
Scribe Support Eases the Pain of EMR Transitions
An American Perspective on Italian Emergency Care
Lifting All the Boats in Emergency Medicine
Your Clinical Communications Strategy: 5 Factors to Consider
Achieving Integration Inside and Out
Communication-Based Strategies for Promoting Inpatient Hospital Quality
What the Brookings Institution Learned About the Acute Care Continuum (Part 1 of 2)
Could You Be Your Profession's Next Leader?
Closed for Sat: Acting on the ED Diversion Dilemma
Getting the Most Out of a Professional Conference - Before You Graduate
An Employee-Driven Approach to Improving Clinical Retention (Part 2 of 2)
The Tincture of Time
Improving Patient Throughput with ED Provider and Hospitalist Collaboration
Let’s Talk About Women in Medicine
Former Scribes Return to Vituity as Providers
Hospitalists and ED Physicians: We’re in the Same Fox Hole
Artificial Intelligence and Modern Healthcare: A Mindful Controversy?
Relationship Building: A Priority for New Providers
Shedding Light on the Cost of Provider Turnover (Part 1 of 2)
King v. Burwell: Where Do We Go From Here?
Onboarding: Getting to "I Do" with Your New Employees
Addressing Emergency Department Overcrowding Through Simulation and Optimization
A Collaborative Learning Initiative to Improve the Patient Experience
The Decision Is Yours: Intuition in Patient Care
Let's Elevate the Role of Medical Scribes
The Lean Management System: Driving Accountability and Value for ED Teams
The Importance of Advocacy in Healthcare
Patients Win With Hospitalists, Emergency Physicians on the Same Team (1)
High Reliability Organizations: Cognitive Pause to Improve Safety (Part 2 of 2)
Why Aren't More Physicians Choosing Family Practice?
High Reliability Hospitals: Now We're Chasing Zero (Part 1 of 2)
The Underappreciated Role of the ED in Terrorism Response
EDs Seek Breakthroughs in ED Turnaround, Patient Experience Through Collaborative Learning
SGR Repeal Is a Temporary Victory
Preparing to Manage Population Health: 2015 Update
The “Other Side” of Your ED
Raising the Bar of Caring in Healthcare
Quantifying Improvement of ED-Hospitalist Handoffs by Utilizing ED Scribes at Madera Community Hospital
Master Training Program Will Create Stronger Starts for New Providers
Improved Care Coordination And Throughput
Attending Life: 3 Things I Wish I Had Known as a Resident
Quality Improves When Hospitalists Follow Patients to SNF
Evaluating the Effectiveness of Education by Pharmacists in Reducing Indiscriminate Wound Cultures Ordered in the Emergency Department
It's Time to Talk About Pediatric General Anesthesia for Children (Part 2 of 2)
Resilience Is the New Black
Telemedicine and Employers: The New Frontier
The Changing Face of the Self-Pay Patient
It's Time to Talk About General Anesthesia for Children (Part 1 of 2)
Time to End Personal Exemptions for Vaccinations?
7 Habits of Highly Successful CINs
Anatomy of a Medical Apology
The Possibilities and Pitfalls of Telemedicine
Primary Care Is So Over
Peer Review Program Helps Hospitalist Group Add Value
Manage My Health. Please? (Part 2 of 2)
Manage My Health. Please? (Part 1 of 2)
Emergency Medicine Internship Helps New PA/NPs Hit the Ground Running
Emotional Intelligence Impacts Hospitals’ Bottom Lines and Patient Satisfaction
Doctors Die Differently
Is Medicaid Managed Care a Fraud?
3 Barriers (and 1 Solution) to Successful EHR Adoption
Anesthesia’s Role in the Acute Care Continuum
Obamacare: Like We Expected?
A Culture of Trust
An Accountable Care Model for the ED
2 Potential Missteps in Population Health Management That We Still Have Time to Avoid
2015 — Vituity New Year’s Resolutions
2014 — A Historic Year for American Healthcare
Happy Holidays from Perspectives (1)
Next Year on Perspectives: 2015 Preview
#1 - Emotional Courage: A Mindful Virtue in Medicine Today
#2 - Emergency Department Medical Decision-Making for NPs/PAs: Your Brain At Work
#3 - Six Ways Scribes Can Help With Service Excellence
Year-End Countdown: Our Most Popular Posts of 2014
5 Unanswered Questions About Bundled Payments
Coming of Age Together: Hospital Medicine and the Acute Care Continuum
Mindful Team Building Is Like Showering — You Have to Keep Doing It!
Survey Results: Ebola Preparedness Efforts Highly Variable
Happy Thanksgiving from Perspectives (1)
Emergency Physicians’ Advocacy Makes a Difference for Mental Health Patients
Creating the Change You Need to Thrive
Population Health Management: Could Mobile Health Tracking Be the Key?
Lesson from the Partnership Help Busy ED Meet the Ebola Challenge
The Acute Care Continuum Welcomes Anesthesiology
Mindfulness in Medicine: Breaking the Busyness Cycle
Urgent Care Centers Prepared for Key Role in Ebola Response
Observation Status Notification: a Partial Solution
Could Healthcare Reform Actually Raise the Cost of Care? (Part 2 of 2)
Don't Let an Ebola Scare Cripple Your ED
Hospitals — and Emergency Departments — Have Little to Lose By "Overpreparing" for Ebola
How Competition Keeps Healthcare Healthy
Mannequins in the Living Room? A Novel Approach to Strengthening PA/NP Teams
Stethoscope Study Renews Concerns Over Environmental Pathogens
Trust Is a Noble and Mindful Cause in the World of Healthcare
A Lean Team Transformation to Improve Patient Satisfaction
Medicaid Expansion: Is This a ‘No-Brainer’?
Hospitals Share Innovative Solutions to New ED Core Measures
Welcome to Our New Home!
It's Time for a Broader View of Healthcare Value
The Role of Urgent Care in Population Health Management
Could Healthcare Reform Actually Raise the Cost of Care? (Part 1 of 2)
Essentialism Is an Important Practice of Mindfulness (Part 2 of 2)
How Providers Can Prepare for Population Management
Hip Fracture Team Reduces Complications and Length of Stay
What's Driving the Physician Employment Trend?
Yes Virginia, There Is Pediatric Emergency Department Critical Care
Essentialism Is an Important Practice of Mindfulness (Part 1 of 2)
Promoting Excellence Across the Acute Care Continuum: The Kaweah Delta Medical Center CME Program
As Healthcare Delivery Evolves, Scribes Embrace Their Full Potential
Don't Be a Dodo: Three Crucial Steps to Evolving Your Healthcare Organization (Part 3 of 3)
A Little EQ in the ED Goes a Long Way. Trust Me.
Hospitals Hedge Their Bets by Purchasing Physician Practices
Creating Virtual Express Lanes for Lower-Acuity ED Patients
Reform Rekindles Hospitals' Interest in Multispecialty Groups
Burnout to Breakthrough—More Physicians Are Using Mindfulness Techniques
The Impact of Healthcare Reform on Emergency Department Profitability and Hospital Physician Spend
Best Practices for Recruiting and Retaining Great PAs and NPs
Investment in Transitional Care Pays Off for Busy ED
Secrets to Building an Amazing Healthcare Workplace
Don't Be a Dodo: Three Crucial Steps to Evolving Your Healthcare Organization (Part 2 of 3)
Are You Mindful of Your ED's Team Performance? Maybe You Should Be: (Part 2 of 2)
Empowering Patients: The Benefits of Palliative Care in the ED
The Role of Project Management in the Acute Care Continuum
Front-End "Thriage" Helps Prevent ED Three-Ring Circus
ED Throughput Collaborative Saves Patients a Decade of Waiting
Achieving Balance: The Daily Edge of Leadership
The Transformation Takes Shape (Part 2 of 2)
The Transformation Takes Shape (Part 1 of 2)
Are You Mindful of Your ED’s Team Performance? Maybe You Should Be. (Part 1 of 2)
The ICD-10 Delay: Why Timely Implementation Is Best for Healthcare — and Patients (Part 4 of 4)
Choosing Wisely: How the Wrong Independent Physician Group Can Cost Your Hospital
It's Not Too Early to Gear Up for ED CAHPS
Want Meaningful Use? Make Technology Meaningful for Doctors.
News Updates — Reform Victories and Setbacks
Slow Death by EMR or: How I Learned to Stop Clicking and Love Google Glass
Don't Be a Dodo: Three Crucial Steps to Evolving Your Healthcare Organization (Part 1 of 3)
Emotional Courage: A Mindful Virtue in Medicine Today
News Updates — Delivering Accountable Care
Is Maryland's Hospital Spending Experiment the Future of Healthcare?
Baby Boomers and the Continuum of Care: We Know the Past, but What Is the Future?
Emergency Department Medical Decision-Making for NPs/PAs: Your Brain At Work
News Updates — The Changing Roles of Hospitals and Physicians
Lean Healthcare: A Long Journey Worth Taking
ICD-10 Documentation: Tips and Tricks for Providers (Part 3 of 4)
6 Ways Scribes Can Help With Service Excellence
Mindfulness in Medicine: Creating Compassionate Engagement with Every Patient
Reducing Readmissions: How Engaging Front-Line Providers Can Enhance Improvement Efforts
ICD-10 Documentation: What EDs Should Be Doing Today to Prepare (Part 2 of 4)
News Updates — Providers Seeing the Impact of Reform
Nurse-Physician Collaboration: A Cornerstone of Quality
Quality Chasm? An Alternative Interpretation of ACEP's Emergency Medicine Report Card
The Importance of Palliative Care in the Acute Care Continuum
Introducing the ICD-10 Documentation Series: Where Is Your ED? And Where Should It Be? (Part 1 of 4)
News Updates — Changes to Medicare Reimbursements
Addressing Social Determinants of Health in the Emergency Department
How Mindfulness Can Improve Doctor-Patient Relationships (Part 2 of 2)
Nation Receives a C- in Disaster Preparedness. Is Your Hospital Beating the Curve?
5 Years After ACEP’s Warning, Access to Emergency Care Remains in Jeopardy
Price-Shopping Patients Raise Concern for Physicians
Storytelling as a Tool for Rebuilding a Patient-Centered Culture
Palliative Care: A Key to the Future of Healthcare
News Updates — Expanding Coverage and Improving Access
More Hospitals Taking a Collaborative Approach to SNF Integration
Buyers and Sellers Win, Patients and Providers Lose in Physician Group Buyouts
How Mindfulness Can Improve Doctor-Patient Relationships (Part 1 of 2)
The Fickle Finger's Predictions for 2014
5 Stories That Changed Acute Care Forever in 2013
News Updates — Readmission Rates and Integration
Becoming the Change: The Crucial Importance of Adaptability in Medicine
Schooled in Suspicion? How Medical Education Contributes to a "Silo" Mentality
News Updates — News from the State Level
Kindness and Caring: The Universal Language of Patient Satisfaction
Courageous Conversations: Meeting the Challenges of Change Leadership
The Facility Level Implosion: What's Really Behind the Numbers?
News Updates — Looking for Answers in Reform
Accelerating Change: Can a Collaborative Approach Achieve Breakthroughs in ED Turnaround Times?
The Power of Influence: Leading Change Through Relationships
The Myth of the Preventable Emergency Visit
Transitions of Care: It's All About the Patient
News Updates — Looking to Improve Quality of Care
The Unintended Consequences of Observation Units
Eliminating the Patient Care "Silo Mentality" in Hospitals
Changing the Culture of an Emergency Department (Part 1 of 2)
Changing the Culture of an Emergency Department (Part 2 of 2)
Closing the HCAHPS Knowing-Doing Gap
Beyond Fee-For-Service: Creating Incentives for Cost-Effective Care
News Updates — Coping with the Effects of Reform
Which Physician Compensation Model Makes Sense Under Healthcare Reform?
Is Healthcare Reinventing Itself Fast Enough?
The Impact of Increased Transparency on Emergency Care
News Updates — The Ebb and Flow of Patient Satisfaction
Access, Not Coverage, Is the True Crux of Healthcare Reform
Compensating Emergency Physicians: If Not Fee-for-Service, What?
Transparency in Medicine: Where Will We Be in 10 Years?
News Updates — Surge in Medicaid Patients, ACO Disappointments
Lawyers' Crusade Against MICRA Threatens California's Medical Safety Net
Emergency Physicians Are from Mars, Hospitalists Are from Venus
Healthcare Information Systems: Enabling the Work or Becoming the Work?
Creating a Data-Driven Hospital: Big Data and Analytics in Healthcare
Hospital Readmissions and the Long-Term Care Revolving Door
News Updates — What Is Really Raising Healthcare Costs?
An EHR System Without Scribes Is Like a Jaguar Without Tires
Scrutiny over CT Utilization Creates a Conundrum for Emergency Physicians
A Medical Home? Please, Not at My House
Safety First: Time for a New Mantra in Emergency Care
News Updates — Worried Physicians and Collaboration Success
The Role of Altruism in Emergency Medicine
Are Pediatric Emergency Departments Undervaluing Their Care?
Transitional Care: Connecting the Dots of the Acute Care Continuum
News Updates — Medicare Regulations and Reimbursements
Medicare Accelerates Program Linking Physician Pay to "Quality"
Turnaround Time to Admission: Strike While the Iron is Hot
Pros and Cons of Observation Units: Are They Right for Your Hospital?
The 2014 New Year’s Day Double Whammy — Is Your Emergency Department Prepared?
CMS Facility-Based Emergency Department E/M Levels: Dead in 2014?
News Updates – The Effects of Healthcare Reform
Beyond Red and Blue: Why Healthcare Reform Requires Nonpartisan Solutions
Like Spaghetti on the Wall: A Physician’s Mixed Feelings About Coverage Expansion
Emergency Physicians as the Solution for a C-Suite Dilemma
Perspectives on Hospital Pricing: Where Did This System Come From?
News Updates – Looking for Solutions Across the Acute Care Continuum
Building Trust Between the ED and Hospitalists: Just Identify The Right Stuff
The New Payment Paradigm: What It Means for America’s Hospitals
Physicians Discuss Price Transparency in Medicine
News Updates – EMR, Aligning Physician Pay, and a Medicare Claims Database
RAND Report – Emergency Departments Add Value by Reducing Hospital Admissions
The Acute Care Continuum Featured as a Future Solution
Exchange Plans Could Undermine ER Safety Net
News Updates – Readmission Rates, Critical Care Increasing, and Post-Acute Care
Scribes: A Brief History, Current Boom and Impact on Acute Care Metrics
Today's County Hospital Could Be A View into the Future (and That's a Good Thing)
The Cadillac Tax: Will It Help or Backfire?
News Updates – The Value and Cost of the Emergency Department
Higher Emergency Department Utilization—Good or Bad?
The Inpatient Sneezes and the ED Gets Pneumonia
Patient Satisfaction: The New Deal
News Updates – Dollars and Sense
Healthcare Reform … Tell Me What You Know and What You Don’t Know! (Part 2 of 2)
Healthcare Reform … Tell Me What You Know and What You Don’t Know! (Part 1 of 2)
Your EMR Conversion: What Can Go Wrong (Often Did)
The Sounds of Jazz Coming from the Hospital
News Updates – Current Events in Emergency Medicine
How Much Is the Nation Spending on ER Care? Wrong Question
Strengthening Our Residency in the Community
The Secret to Physician Retention
In Medicine, Sometimes More is Less
Building Continuity in a Continuum
The Age of Transparency and Consolidation
News Updates — Readmission Rates and the ED
The Payment Modifier: Value Based Purchasing for Physicians
3 R's of Success in Managing Across the Acute Care Continuum, Part Two
Employee Engagement: A Critical Tool in the Age of Healthcare Reform
Ice Skating and the Acute Care Continuum
Healthcare's Evolution from Johnny Carson to Jimmy Fallon and Beyond
News Updates – Barriers to Patient Care and Throughput
The Uncertainty of Moving (and the Power of Collaboration in Getting There)
Anticipating Acute and Post-Acute Care Needs
Physicians: Reimbursement Reform is Here!
The Friendly Skies of Team Care
News Updates – The Effects of Sequestration and the ACA’s Impact on Readmission Rates
Inappropriate Use of the ER: Solutions that Make Sense
Who Will Provide All of the Primary Care?
Physicians Who Will Be Living the Future Should be Leading the Planning
Accountable Care and Accountable Care Organizations Are Not the Same
The Engineering of the Acute Care Continuum
News Updates – Focusing on VBP in spite of Steady Readmission Rates and Increased Hospitalizations
Waiting for Statistical Significance – A Struggle Against Operational Efficiency
Analysis of Proposed New CMS Rules on Medicaid Cost-sharing for ER Care
What If Employers Stopped Offering Health Insurance?
The Uneven Distribution of Jobs over the Acute Care Continuum
News Updates – Understaffing Affecting Patient Safety, Proposed Rules on the Individual Mandate, & the Return of House Calls to Cut Costs
Shirts and Skins: The Bump Rule (Part 2 of 2)
"CURES" for the Pain in Prescribing Drugs
Shirts, Skins, and Transitions of Care (Part 1 of 2)
Changing Physician Behavior – When "Incentives" Go Wrong
News Updates — "Post-Hospital Syndrome," News on the Physician Shortage and Hospitalists Approach to the VBPM Program
Avoiding Paralysis in the Acute Care Continuum
Urgent Care: Lending a Hand to Patients and to the Hospital
The Flu, Emergency Department Surge and the Acute Care Continuum
All the World’s A Stage for this (Pay for) Performance
Predictions for 2013 (Part 2 of 2)
Predictions for 2013 (Part 1 of 2)
Everyone Should Receive Care Like Family And Friends
Every Patient, Every Shift, Every Site
News Updates — Admissions, Readmissions, History of Reform and Admissions Again
Transitioning to a Perfect Virtual Business Partnership
Scribes: The Physician’s New Right Hand
A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words (With Sufficient Data)
Democracy Along the Acute Care Continuum
Observations on the Observation Unit (Part 2 of 2)
Emergency Medicine and Payment Reform — Becoming Part of the Solution (Part 3 of 3)
The EMTALA "Put" and the Acute Care Continuum’s "Call"
Observations on a $3 Billion Healthcare Solution (Part 1 of 2)
Value Based Purchasing and Emergency Care – Is It a Perception Problem? (Part 2 of 3)
Departments Begin Palling Around on Palliative Care
Attending to the Care in Healthcare
Helping Patients Define What Quality Really Means
Putting Teamwork to the Test
A Paradigm Shift at the Local Level
How This Election Will Impact Healthcare — Or Not
How Michael Jordan Helped Us Become “Air Selma”
Passing the Baton Towards Medical Reconciliation
How Do We Keep Safety Net Hospitals Safe from Bankruptcy?
A Bump in the Road to Payment Reform
The Iron Triangle of Health Care – Implications for the PPACA
A Plug for EMR Standardization
QED: A Simple Concept with Big Ramifications
Bundled Payments: A Bundle of Questions
Why Consolidation Is Different From Integration
The Medical Home Meets the Acute Care Continuum
A is for Apple, H is for Healthcare?
How to Survive in the New Healthcare Economy? Let’s Start by Looking Outside the City
And the Last Shall Be First (Part 3 of 3)
Healthcare Financing and the Difficulty of Making Good Decisions Under Stress
Lean the ED Way
Mapping the Relationship Between Health Plan Competition, Plan Payments, and Access to Quality Care
Who Will Pay for Occupational Health?
The Return of House Calls
Sniffing Out Solutions in Post-Acute Care
A Pathway to the Future
Observation Medicine: An Old Idea Meeting Very Modern Needs
Health Plan Benefits for Emergency Care – Pick a Number
The ACA and the ED Are Closely Intertwined
Inter- and Intra-Hospital Physician Revenue Sharing (Part 2 of 3)
Preventing Acute Care Episodes: Adult Day Health Care Is Part of the Solution
From Stick to Carrot: The Supreme Court’s Medicaid Decision May Have the Biggest Impact
Which Hospital-Based Physician Specialty Will Wield the Mightiest Pen in the Future? (Part 1 of 3)
Healthcare Reform Upheld — What’s Next for Providers?
The Discharge Dilemma – Keeping Patients Well When They Only Understand a Third of What You Said
Navigating a New Option for Patients
Are Patients Coming to the Emergency Department Really the Problem?
Compliance Risks Don’t Increase With Medical Scribes
The Inefficiencies of Department Silos in Healthcare
To Change or Not to Change? Is That the Question?
Integrating a New Player in the Acute Care Continuum
Can PAs and NPs Help With the Physician Shortage?
Care Coordination in the ED the Next Iteration
Trending Topics in the Acute Care Continuum
The Real Cost-Benefit Equation for Defensive Medicine
The Rapprochement of the Emergency Department and Hospitalists
Urgent Care: The Beginning and End of the Acute Care Continuum
Team Care: A Culture of Teamwork
The Emergency Department Will Grow as a Means to Reduce Hospital Admission
Trending Topics in the Acute Care Continuum (1)
Advanced Practitioners (PAs and NPs) in Emergency Departments
My Journey Through the Beginning of Hospitalist Medicine
Who Will Rescue Healthcare and Solve The EMR Debacle? We Need Another Steve Jobs
How Will Trends in Payments to Hospitals Impact the Practice of Emergency Medicine?
The Biggest Change in the Healthcare System Is Not Reform
Mobile Technology in Healthcare: Can You Hear Me Now?
Recent Developments in the Acute Care Continuum
Five Trends That Will Define Emergency Department Use for the Next Decade
A 30-Year Perspective on Emergency Medicine
What Is the Acute Care Continuum?
How to Make Telemedicine User-Friendly for Skilled Nursing Facilities
Vituity: Supporting Innovation on the Front Line [Video]
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