Two hospitalists who endured 9/11 choose contrasting paths to the 10th anniversary
Length-of-stay reductions are clear, but direct cost savings are tough to pin down
All signs point toward more and more hospitals hiring companies to handle both emergency care and inpatient care
Hospitalists are ideally positioned to play a pivotal role in providing the kind of patient-centered care that could improve both quality and cost.
Dr. Holman is chief operating officer at Cogent HMG in Brentwood, Tenn. Weinberg is CEO of Hospital Physician Partners in Hollywood, Fla.
Experts discuss the need for experienced hospitalistsand the effectiveness of hospitalists in recouping reimbursement
As hospitalist model surges, more private hospitalist providers grow ever bigger
As economy dawdles and hospitalists mature, compensation and productivity benchmarks see minimal growth
SHM membership is a lifelong investment
High-dose vs. low-dose clopidogrel after cardiac stenting; Rates of overdiagnosis of PE with CTPA; Outcomes of hospitalists with PAs or residents; White coats and MRSA; Correlation of vital signs and pain
Management of HIT includes the continuation of a nonheparin anticoagulant for at least 30 days after diagnosis. Warfarin should not be used until the platelet count has reached 150x109/L.
Patient groups, small businesses cheer HHS plan, but cost worries remain
Take your time, get a mentor, find your passion, and enjoy your career
Improved patient care fuels Holder’s passion for technology and systems change
PRO: Hospitalists’ moral obligation is to protect the patient; CON: Responsible, helpful action doesn’t always mean official involvement
A critical issue in HM might be getting worse
Co-authors of a new career satisfaction survey discuss hospitalists' concerns
Medicare Data-Sharing: Is CMS Preparing to Sell Beneficiary Claims Data?
Value is more than shortening length of stay
It’s time hospitalists start turning words into deeds
As specialists adopt HM model, need for new terminology, cooperation grows
The 10 most important lessons from PHM’s 2011 annual meeting
Your hospital medicine questions answered
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