Hospitals need to improve in-hospital cardiac arrest care; Develop policies to handle physician impairment;

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> Hospitals lack readiness to deliver science-based, high-quality care for people who have a cardiac arrest in the hospital, according to an American Heart Association consensus statement in its journal, Circulation. Statement

> Patients with dementia are dying at a significantly higher rate than hospital patients without the condition, according to a new report from the Care Quality Commission. Update

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> While programs aimed at preventing substance problems and helping impaired physicians get well are critical to resolving the problem, you need to have policies in place for disciplining and possibly terminating impaired physicians. Article

> Try these three ways to reduce the burden of call coverage on individual doctors, as well as to foster group harmony. Article

And Finally… Even mummies had clogged arteries. Article