In Case You Missed It: Week of June 6, 2014

Posted on Fri, Jun 06, 2014

“In Case You Missed It” is a weekly roundup of popular healthcare headlines.

Can emergency room physicians become the population health workforce of the future?in-case-you-missed-it-logo.png Read more about Dr. David B. Nash's perspective on his blog.

Does your hospital have problems with patient flow? Find out in this blog post from Becker's Hospital Review: 4 Signs of a Hospital with Patient Flow Problems.

Discovered by Dr. Michael Lozano, Jr. FACEP, President of Florida College of Emergency Physicians: MY APPROACH to Clinical Management of Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy: My initial approach to a patient with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) involves the assessment of several clinical more at

Deadly New Tick-Borne Illness ‘The Heartland Virus’ Is on The Rise. Watch this video to learn more about the risk.

Physician feedback helps improve handoff communication. It's the Achilles' heel of hospital medicine: the prevalence of handoffs and the potential to omit key patient information. Read the entire article on Today's Hospitalist.

What a Nurse Taught Me about Checklists and the Doctor-Patient Relationship. She hugged one daughter who was “a hugger” and avoided embracing the other daughter who wasn’t. She sat ... continue reading at

BONUS! Watch this creative and funny viral video, Dr. House of Cards, by ZDoggMD.

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