Journal of Hospital Medicine

The Journal of Hospital Medicine is the premier publication for dissemination of research and education for the specialty of hospital medicine.

Publisher
Wiley
Impact factor
1.396 (2012)

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Cardiology

Anticoagulation report has little impact in discharge summary

(HealthDay)—For patients on warfarin, an anticoagulation report that is embedded in the discharge summary has no impact on clinical outcomes, although it is perceived to improve patient safety, according to a study published ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Hospitalized patients with CKD often unaware of it

(HealthDay)—Hospitalized patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) frequently are unaware of their condition, according to research published in the September issue of the Journal of Hospital Medicine.

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One-third of septic shock survivors readmitted

(HealthDay)—About one-third of survivors of sepsis or septic shock are readmitted within 30 days, according to a study published online July 20 in the Journal of Hospital Medicine.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Azithromycin routine in hospital despite risk for QTc prolongation

(HealthDay)—Azithromycin is routinely prescribed to hospitalized patients despite risk factors for corrected QT (QTc) prolongation and administration of interacting medications, according to a study published online Aug. ...

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EMR care pathway aids treatment of cellulitis

(HealthDay)—An electronic medical record (EMR)-based care pathway improves treatment of cellulitis, according to a study published online July 28 in the Journal of Hospital Medicine.

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Patient navigators tied to shorter hospital stays

(HealthDay)—Use of patient navigators (PNs) as inpatient care facilitators shortens hospital length of stay, according to a study published online Aug. 10 in the Journal of Hospital Medicine.

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Housestaff, attendings disagree on quality of progress notes

(HealthDay)—Internal medicine attendings and housestaff disagree on the impact of electronic health records (EHRs) on the quality of progress notes, according to a study published online July 2 in the Journal of Hospital ...

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Weekend discharge not linked to increased readmission

(HealthDay)—For patients with acute myocardial infarction (AMI), congestive heart failure (CHF), and pneumonia, weekend discharge is not associated with 30-day readmission, according to a study published online June 30 ...

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