Dr. Ramiro Jervis and Dr. Umesh Gidwani urge hospitalists to experiment with checklists during the 7th annual Hospital Medicine Symposium in New York City.
Twenty years ago, pregnant women rarely appeared in the hospital for reasons other than delivery. Two trends responsible for that shift are advanced maternal age and rising rates of obesity, defined as a body mass index of >30. The birth rate for women ages 35-44 has continued to rise, and that has brought new challenges… [Read More]
Hospital Medicine 2013 offers expert speakers, 90 educational offerings, and networking with the best and brightest hospital medicine has to offer.
Hospital Medicine 2013 starts off with a day of learning and advocacy on Capitol Hill.
Dr. Wachter closed SHM’s 2013 annual meeting in National Harbor, MD, with a keynote address that identified cost and waste reduction as new planks of hospitalist’s value proposition.
Gordon Guyatt, MD, who coined the term evidence-based medicine in a 1992 JAMA article, outlined EBM principles and challenged hospitalists to challenge the research.
HM pioneer says hospitalists who have flown under radar soon will be counted on to produce cost, waste reduction.
From early-career hospitalists looking to gain hands-on experience with intraosseous lines to family-medicine trained physicians brushing up on ultrasound usage, the procedures’ pre-courses at SHM annual meetings receive rave reviews.
December 17 Masters Deadline for Nominations Do you know someone who has earned a place in the “Hall of Fame” for hospital medicine? Nominations for the Master in Hospital Medicine are due next month. December 31 Membership Ambassadors Now through Dec. 31, all active SHM members can earn 2015-2016 dues credits and special recognition for recruiting… [Read More]
Society of Hospital Medicine’s Online Learning Portal Hosts New Content