First editor-in-chief leaves indelible mark on JHM.
Respected researcher brings energy, fresh ideas as Journal of Hospital Medicine’s second 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
Flexible schedules, job security, andwork-life balance offset most concerns with stress, autonomy, and recognition.
Mark Williams, MD, FHM, explains why HM needs its own peer-reviewed journal and how JHM has evolved since its 2006 launch
At SHM’s Leadership Academy, hospitalists get behind the wheel
Tosha Wetterneck, MD, and Gregory Misky, MD, discuss career-satisfaction trouble spots and provide advice to HM leaders about keeping their teams happy
New program hopes to take hospitalist leadership to the next level
Dexamethasone Ineffective in Critically Ill Infants with RSV
Inpatient approach to endocrine incidentalomas should include characterization of the clinical signs and symptoms, size, function, and malignant potential of the lesion
A New Survey Approach
Coming soon to a hospital near you (maybe): Bundling
HM12 expands educational, networking offerings for academic-minded hospitalists
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
Deficit reduction faces an uphill battle in polarized political landscape
UCSF quality guru believes every hospitalist can help improve the system
Clinical judgment, medical necessity key to claim submissions
Observational, database studies provide a powerful QI supplement vs. Unanswered questions, risks make CMS plan a bad idea
Can a performance bonus help?
HM should look to Steve Jobs’ legacy as inspiration for health-system improvement
A seven-step program to address the issues plaguing teaching hospitalists
Peer Review Committee Is Best for Quality-of-Care Issues
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