Robert Pearl: 3 ways to improve hospitalist care
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...