With their general medical training and their special focus on the needs of hospitalized patients, hospitalist physicians play a key role in many hospitals.
Health Care Delivery, Policy, and Economics
A pilot study of families of children going home after tonsil surgery finds that a smartphone app may reduce clinic calls and simplify care instructions for parents.
Experts call for regulations to strike a balance between personal privacy rights and the potential for “big data” research to improve patient care and fuel innovation.
A new survey examines families’ concerns about the facilities — and how proximity to schools, churches and day care centers could affect their children.
Targeting fluoroquinolone prescribing in hospitals is effective, a 48-hospital study shows, but many patients still get discharge prescriptions for them.
Study suggests that increased hours of education related to caring for transgender patients may not correlate to more competent care.