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Pediatric Hospital Medicine Meetings Foster Engagement, Growth

Kris Rehm, MD, is associate professor of clinical pediatrics and director of the Division of Hospital Medicine at the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine in Nashville. Dr. Rehm also serves as a pediatric hospitalist at the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, chairs the Society of Hospital Medicine’s Pediatrics Committee, and is chair of… [Read More]

Early Decision Deadline Approaching for Class of 2017 Fellows Application

SHM Fellows designation is a prestigious way to differentiate yourself in the rapidly growing profession of hospital medicine. There are currently 2,000 hospitalists who have earned the FHM/SFHM designation by demonstrating core values of leadership, teamwork, and quality improvement. Apply by Sept. 15 to receive an early decision on or before Oct. 28. The regular… [Read More]

SHM Nomination, Election Season Has Begun

Nominations for SHM Awards of Excellence, committees, Board of Director seats, and Masters of Hospital Medicine designations are now open. The deadline for award, committee, and board election nominations is Oct. 14. The deadline for MHM submission is Dec. 9. Make your nominations now at www.hospitalmedicine.org: • Awards of Excellence: www.hospitalmedicine.org/awards • Board of Directors:… [Read More]

Project BOOST Improves Care Transitions in Northern Arizona

Since the implementation of Project BOOST through the Cerner EHR system, many processes and workflows have changed at Northern Arizona Healthcare. The implementation and automation of Project BOOST has helped the institution build up the handoff and transitions of care, especially on the inpatient side. The system transitioned from being siloed to now having a… [Read More]

SHM Can Help Your Hospital with Opioid Monitoring

Recruitment is under way for 10 hospitals to participate in a one-year mentored-implementation program related to opioid monitoring. SHM will be assigning two mentors to guide them through: Needs assessment Formal selection of data collection measures Data collection The implementation of key interventions to enhance safety for patients in the hospital who are prescribed opioid… [Read More]

Provide Feedback on State of EHRs in Hospital Medicine

According to a report published by AmericanEHR Partners, 61% of respondents in 2010 said they were “satisfied” or “very satisfied” with their electronic health records (EHRs), compared with just 34% in 2014. Additionally, close to half of all respondents reported a negative response to questions related to costs, efficiency, and productivity. SHM’s IT Committee would… [Read More]

Future of Hospital Medicine Program to Tour U.S. Cities

Interested in a career in hospital medicine? Know someone who is? SHM hosts a series of special events for students and residents on campuses throughout the country. These catered networking receptions feature nationally recognized hospitalists speaking on their careers and the many options and opportunities within the hospital medicine specialty. The fall 2016 schedule includes… [Read More]

Find SHM’s eLearning Initiatives in One Convenient Location

Access educational content to improve your practice and earn CME today at www.shmlearningportal.org. New content includes: Seven-Module Anticoagulation Series This comprehensive series of recorded webinars reviews best practices for inpatient anticoagulation, including the evidence-based management of atrial fibrillation, venous thromboembolism, perioperative anticoagulation, and anticoagulant-related bleeding. Features include: Seven 60-minute webinar-based sessions accessible on-demand Brief introductory… [Read More]

Preorder 2016 State of Hospital Medicine Report

The State of Hospital Medicine (SoHM) report is the most comprehensive survey of hospital medicine in the country and provides current data on hospitalist compensation and productivity, plus covers practice demographics, staffing levels, staff growth, and compensation models. Order now and be notified directly when the report is released in September 2016 at www.hospitalmedicine.org/survey.

PAs, NPs: Register for 2016 Adult Hospital Medicine Boot Camp

Presented by SHM and the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA), the 2016 Adult Hospital Medicine Boot Camp will be Sept. 28–Oct. 2 at the JW Marriott Indianapolis. Whether you are new to HM or looking to brush up on the latest topics, Boot Camp brings you a refresher on commonly encountered diagnoses and diseases… [Read More]