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PATIENTS’ COMPREHENSION OF THEIR OVERALL HEALTH AND HOSPITALIZATION

Background: Studies regarding patient comprehension have mainly focused on discharge instructions and information, and few studies are available on patients’ comprehension of their treatment while hospitalized. The standards for patient-centered communication by The Joint Commission [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:17:01+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Communication, Hospital Medicine 2019, Research|Comments Off on PATIENTS’ COMPREHENSION OF THEIR OVERALL HEALTH AND HOSPITALIZATION

PHYSICIANS IMMIGRATION BACKLOG AND ITS IMPACT ON AMERICAN RURAL HEALTHCARE

Background: Physician shortage and healthcare access is a serious issue in rural America with reports estimating a shortage of more than 45,000 physicians by 2025. The rural and the underserved communities are predominantly served by [...]

By | 2019-03-12T15:51:51+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Oral Presentations, Other, Research|Comments Off on PHYSICIANS IMMIGRATION BACKLOG AND ITS IMPACT ON AMERICAN RURAL HEALTHCARE