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Article: Viewpoints from the Executive Suite and the Bedside

One hospitalist's dual role as CEO and clinician

Article: Eliminate Errors

Advanced automation and increased communication are fundamental to cutting down medication mistakes

Article: The Changing Face of Quality Improvement

Hospitalists take on QI challenges in facilities large and small

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Article: When It Comes to Quality Measures, Size Matters

The effect of low case volumes on hospital quality scores

Article: One Size Does Not Fit All

Consider all factors when deciding between large and small hospital groups

Cover Story: HM Group Economics 101

New revenue and cost cutting should improve the balance sheet

Cover Story: Navigate the Winds of Change

During ownership transition, leverage hospitalist involvement and know-how

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Key Clinical Question: What interventions most effectively protect against contrast media-induced nephropathy?


Team Hospitalist Q&A: A Truly Different World

Barbed wire and air raid sirens kept U.S. Air Force hospitalist on her toes

Billing & Coding: Reimbursement Rights

Billing and payment guidelines for non-physician provider services

Legal Eagle: Enough Is Enough, I’m Calling a Lawyer

Know what kind of attorney you need to save time and money

Public Policy: Mind Your Manners

A new Joint Commission standard addresses disruptive behavior

Career Development: First Paycheck Equals Investment Decisions

Salary-smart advice for residents and early career hospitalists

The Hospital Pharmacy: Alternative Medications

Make sure your patients know risks, disclose their complete history

In the Literature: In the Literature

The latest research you need to know

Society Pages: 3 ... 2 ... 1 ... Moving Day

SHM’s expansive, employee-friendly office nears completion

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Ask Dr. Hospitalist: Emergency Room Tension

 Your hospital medicine questions answered

Practice Management: Really, It’s Switch Tasking

Workplace interruptions take a mighty bite out of productivity, sanity

From the Editor’s Desk: Market Meltdown

As Wall Street collapses, HMG leaders can learn a valuable lesson

SHM Point of View: We’re All in This Together

SHM seeks partnerships with hospitals, executives, Medicare, primary care physicians, and just about everyone

First Read: Changing of the Guard

The Hospitalist’s new editor has broad experience, high expectations

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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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