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St. Luke’s University Health Network: Embracing the Future of Patient Care

January 27, 2014

Across the health-care spectrum, physicians are increasingly taking on administrative roles, in addition to running a medical practice, as they evaluate whether to remain in an independent private practice or join up with a larger medical system. Christopher S. Alia, M.D., FCCP, is one example of this new-century physician, as he serves many roles for […]

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Rapid Response Teams: Needed? A sideshow?

September 27, 2010

Is having a Rapid Response Team (RRTs) in place a smart move for a hospital, or is the hospital just ducking its responsibility to keep patients stable?  That’s an issue which has become white hot since a JAMA article came out suggesting that RRTs are, more or less, a sideshow that distracts from improving quality […]

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