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Article: Expectations Exceeded

First editor-in-chief leaves indelible mark on JHM.

Article: A New Direction

Respected researcher brings energy, fresh ideas as Journal of Hospital Medicine’s second editor-in-chief.

Audio File: ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: Physician leaders discuss JHM's new editor-in-chief

HM pioneer Bob Wachter and former Annals of Internal Medicine editor Harold Sox talk about why Andy Auerbach is a good choice

Article: Does Hospital Medicine Reinforce the Pillars of Career Satisfaction?

Flexible schedules, job security, andwork-life balance offset most concerns with stress, autonomy, and recognition.

Audio File: ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: Listen to JHM's first editor-in-chief talk about HM's only peer-reviewed journal

Mark Williams, MD, FHM, explains why HM needs its own peer-reviewed journal and how JHM has evolved since its 2006 launch

Article: Business Drivers

At SHM’s Leadership Academy, hospitalists get behind the wheel

Audio File: ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: Listen to hospitalists Greg Misky and Tosha Wetterneck discuss career satisfaction

Tosha Wetterneck, MD, and Gregory Misky, MD, discuss career-satisfaction trouble spots and provide advice to HM leaders about keeping their teams happy

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Article: Help Wanted

New program hopes to take hospitalist leadership to the next level

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Innovations: Seven-Day Schedule Could Improve Hospital Quality, Capacity

Innovations: Intermountain Risk Score Could Help Heart Failure Cases

Pediatric Hospital Medicine: Pediatric HM Literature

Dexamethasone Ineffective in Critically Ill Infants with RSV

Innovations: New Jersey Hospital Funds Care-Transitions “Coach”

Innovations: ‘Smoothing’ Strategies in Children’s Hospitals Reduce Overcrowding

Innovations: By the numbers - 0.5%

Innovations: “Teachback” Reduces Readmissions for CHF Patients

Key Clinical Question: What Is the Best Approach for the Evaluation and Management of Endocrine Incidentalomas?

Inpatient approach to endocrine incidentalomas should include characterization of the clinical signs and symptoms, size, function, and malignant potential of the lesion

Society Pages: Survey Insights

 A New Survey Approach

Innovations: Bayes Theorem? There's an App for That

Society Pages: Policy Corner

Coming soon to a hospital near you (maybe): Bundling

Society Pages: Academic Opportunity

HM12 expands educational, networking offerings for academic-minded hospitalists

In the Literature: In the Literature: The latest research you need to know

Care-transitions intervention and rates of hospital readmission; Post-pneumonia CXR and rates of lung cancer identification; Hospitalist outcomes during and after hospitalization; Timing of smoking cessation and surgical outcomes

Public Policy: Politics of Medicare Cuts

Deficit reduction faces an uphill battle in polarized political landscape

Team Hospitalist Q&A: Hospitalist at Heart

UCSF quality guru believes every hospitalist can help improve the system

Billing & Coding: Exam Guidelines

Clinical judgment, medical necessity key to claim submissions

HM Debate: Should CMS Allow Access to Patient-Protected Medicare Data for Public Reporting?

Observational, database studies provide a powerful QI supplement vs. Unanswered questions, risks make CMS plan a bad idea

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Practice Management: Good Citizenship

Can a performance bonus help?

President’s Column: The Apple Revolution

HM should look to Steve Jobs’ legacy as inspiration for health-system improvement

From the Editor’s Desk: Academic Rehab

A seven-step program to address the issues plaguing teaching hospitalists

Ask Dr. Hospitalist: Dr. Hospitalist

Peer Review Committee Is Best for Quality-of-Care Issues

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October 2014


The Hospitalist newsmagazine reports on issues and trends in hospital medicine. The Hospitalist reaches more than 25,000 hospitalists, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, residents, and medical administrators interested in the practice and business of hospital medicine.

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