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Cover Story: New Design for Discharge

Four-part process improves patient outcomes, lowers readmission rates

Cover Story: Advancement Opportunities

Targeted training programs offer hospitalists avenues to research, academic careers

Cover Story: Alpesh Amin: HM's History maker

First hospitalist Department of Medicine chair appointed at UC Irvine  

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Team Hospitalist Q&A: The Accidental Hospitalist

Decatur, Ill., doc uses own private practice experience to gain respect

Billing & Coding: Palliative-Care Payment

Hospitalists can bill for subsequent care–just beware your notations  

Public Policy: A Pivotal Year for Policy

Hot legislative issues hospitalists should keep an eye on in 2009

Career Development: Appearance Counts

Project a professional image and take control of your career

The Hospital Pharmacy: C. Difficile Infection: Are We Doing Enough?

Hospitalists can follow simple steps to avoid, manage this costly disease

Society Pages: VTE Awareness Month

SHM urging hospitalists to put a dent in dangerous, preventable disease

In the Literature: The latest research you need to know


Key Clinical Question: What is the best antibiotic treatment for C.difficile-associated diarrhea?


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First Read: Politics & Publishing Pitfalls

Daschle’s surprising withdrawal throws The Hospitalist, healthcare reform a curveball

Ask Dr. Hospitalist: Your hospital medicine questions answered


Practice Management: Bridge the Attending Divide

HM evolution extends to orthopedic asmissions and many other diagnoses

From the Editor’s Desk: Handless Employees

What a pair of pages taught me about patient safety  

SHM Point of View: Hospitalists to the Rescue

Beleaguered hospitals can turn to HM to solve budget, patient problems  

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