Gil Porat, MD, a hospitalist with Colorado Springs Health Partners, just had his first novel, The Other Face of Murder, published by Alondra Press in April.
Academic hospitalists face resistance when seeking own division at medical centers
More facilities using Toyota methods to improve every step of care from inventory to discharge
Hospitalists can make broad diagnostic use of latest portable devices
Johns Hopkins researchers suggest three-question system to measure value of quality scorecards
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Sleepiness soars among those working intensive night shifts
Assist your lawyer and make the legal process easier on yourself
’95, ’97 guidelines allow documentation of data orders, diagnoses, risk
Patient experience data now public information
Careful diagnosis required to avoid confusion with systemic variety
The latest research you need to know
SHM’s Performance and Standards Committee (PSC)
35 hospitals enroll in first 18 months of mentoring, consultation program
A 56-year-old male with a 60-pack-a-year history of cigarette smoking is admitted to the telemetry unit with an initial assessment of acute coronary syndrome
Is there a standard percentage of time for inpatient care that is used to define a hospitalist?
SHM data show hospitalist leaders must get better handle on finances
Achieving hospital medicine’s promise demands educational reform
Hospitalists must manage the change that will lead to healthcare reform
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