Quality and Risk
Every other month, the HALM Journal will deliver indispensable and reliable results-oriented guidance for a healthcare industry moving toward inter-professional management and leadership that positively impacts patient care outcomes and population ...
The contractual issues addressed here are an important subset of a large litany of issues physicians may encounter. It’s important for physicians to know that all contracts aren’t equal, and that some components merit more attention than others.
This year is an election year, and the results of elections can help frame the context for our personal and professional lives. Physicians and physician leaders are themselves an important segment of the population and by virtue of their work, are ad...
Graduate medical education provides significant value to institutions, and it is worth examining in detail the manners in which this occurs. The better we outline its added value in hospital systems, the better we can adjust the strategic plan of our...
Advancing Patient Safety: Effective Strategies for Reducing Pulmonary Embolism and Deep Venous Thrombosis in Fracture Patients During the Perioperative Period
Postoperative pulmonary emboli and deep venous thrombosis are significant causes of morbidity and mortality and the focus of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Patient Safety Indicator 12 (PSI-12). Early identification of patients at mode...
These eight principles can serve as guideposts for medical practice professionals fostering trust with patients and encouraging patients to have an active involvement in their care.
The rising trend of corporations acquiring smaller practices in the healthcare field has complex implications for patients, communities, and the healthcare system as a whole.
The Restrictive Covenant in your contract is preventing you from joining a great practice option locally. Ignoring the restrictive covenant is considered a breach of contract. What are the potential outcomes of a claim for breach of contract?
Congestive Heart Failure Readmission Rates Decline After Patient Navigator Implementation in COVID-19 Era
In this study, we describe the multidisciplinary method implemented by a single hospital during the COVID-19 pandemic to reduce the rate of HF readmissions.
Medical credentialing, which once was straightforward and routine, has become an important and complex task in the healthcare industry.
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