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Robert Pearl: 3 ways to improve hospitalist care

Feb 05, 2018 - FierceHealthcare

Hospitalists provide crucial care for inpatients, but a few adjustments could make them more efficient and improve quality. 

Robert Pearl, M.D., a clinical professor of plastic surgery at Stanford University School of Medicine and former CEO of the Permanente Medical Group, said in a contributed post for Forbes that the group took a number of steps to reduce hospital use and improve efficiency.

Several actions especially paid off, he said, including: 

"Today's hospitals ar...