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More blogs on InPatient Documentation by Dr. Ian Furst Doctor of Dentistry Posted Fri 03 Oct 2008 12:45pm John at Life as a Healthcare CIO also has a post today about documentation. See what one of the most progressive hospitals in the US is planning. He's posted the minutes from their retreat on inpatient documentation. Read on »
New Recommendations For Inpatient Diabetes Management by John Shelmet Medical Doctor Posted Sat 09 May 2009 11:27pm The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) and American Diabetes Association (ADA) are recommending changes in goals for blood sugar control in hospitalized patients. Just this past March,we discussedhow we had been hesitant to adopt the intensive algorithms that had been proposed for tight control of the blood sugar in the ho ... Read on »
Inpatient service to work on eat ... by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 10 Nov 2008 4:19pm Inpatient service to work on eating disorders...you get a Psychiatric and Primary Care Provider, A dietician...and more...and when you are done you can return to normal family life and live a healthier productive life...accredited by JCAHO and licensed by the State of Arizona...but so far only women are treated for Anorexia and Bulimia...and if ... Read on »
Hospital in Pennsylvania Opens First Inpatient Treatment for Internet Addiction–Was I Correct Back in 2010 When I Stated & by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sun 01 Sep 2013 1:58pm I wrote that post to a degree with a little satire, but what do you know..folks that see how data mechanics work and are hybrid enough to understand humanity as the same time can see this stuff coming.  Everyone keeps telling me I’m ahead of my time and I’m not meaning to brag at all but I get that from readers all the time, so I guess this tim ... Read on »
NextGen Systems (Quality Systems, Inc.) Acquires Opus Healthcare Solutions – Inpatient and Ambulatory Services by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Thu 11 Feb 2010 8:01am 1 Comment If you have been around in the medical records business a whileyou have probably heard of NextGen who’s ambulatory solutions were one of the first on the market.  As we continue to see mergers and acquisitionshere we have the ability to combine technologies and offer larger and complete Health IT packages to include “cloud” capabilities.  ... Read on »
What Have We Learned About Safe Inpatient Handovers? by Healthcare Research & Quality Posted Thu 07 Feb 2013 10:09pm The care of hospitalized patients is marked by numerous transitions in care, including handovers of patient care responsibility at changes of shift. A large body of research documents that handovers often lack important elements, and that poor quality handovers can cause adverse consequences. Read on »
For Inpatients, HIV Medication Errors Common — Then Promptly Corrected by Paul Sax Posted Sun 17 Jun 2012 7:09am Several papers have shown that antiretrovirals may be incorrectly prescribed for hospitalized patients with HIV. How do they do at Johns Hopkins — the site of one of the best comprehensive HIV programs in the country (and perennial US News and World Report #1 Hospital in the Universe)? As described in a  new CID paper , investigators revi ... Read on »
Ari, inpatient/residential treat ... by Dr. Johanna Marie McShane Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted Fri 05 Dec 2008 1:55pm Ari, inpatient/residential treatment can be really helpful. It's important to be clear about its benefits, why you might choose to go, and what you can reasonably expect to get out of going. I've seen families be disappointed by the results of inpatient treatment, because they inadvertently had expectations that weren't grounded in what was re ... Read on »
Inpatient by patientanonymous Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 06 Jun 2011 12:00am Forgot had backdoor possibility contact to closest hospital’s inpatient pharmacy for Clobazam.  Said they had in stock but didn’t know of any problems with suppliers.  Going now.  If they run into problems then will just be discharged? Geez had to find info on my own.  Whatever.  Got it anyway. Going to ... Read on »
American Hospital Association Files Suit Against HHS and CMS Over 3rd Party Audits Disputing Inpatient and Outpatient Documenta by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Fri 02 Nov 2012 12:46am When you read this, what’s the first thought I think of, attorneys and legal interpretations.  You reach a point to where you can go back and forth and back and forth on the audits.  This makes it hard for hospitals to budget and I have written about this before and really there should be some statute of limitations here and a look at reality. ... Read on »