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Article: Hospitalist’s “Whodunit” Tackles Ethical Concerns

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.

Cover Story: Quest for Independence

Academic hospitalists face resistance when seeking own division at medical centers

Cover Story: The Lean Hospital

More facilities using Toyota methods to improve every step of care from inventory to discharge

Article: The Ultrasound Advantage

Hospitalists can make broad diagnostic use of latest portable devices

Article: Know the Score

Johns Hopkins researchers suggest three-question system to measure value of quality scorecards

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News

Career Development: Walk the Walk

Become a leader by demonstrating your leadership skills

Article: Wake-up Call for Nurses

Sleepiness soars among those working intensive night shifts

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Departments

Legal Eagle: 10 Ways to Help Your Case

Assist your lawyer and make the legal process easier on yourself

Billing & Coding: Document Your Decisions

’95, ’97 guidelines allow documentation of data orders, diagnoses, risk

Public Policy: Are Patients Satisfied?

Patient experience data now public information

The Hospital Pharmacy: Stop Drug-Induced Lupus

Careful diagnosis required to avoid confusion with systemic variety

In the Literature: In the Literature

The latest research you need to know

Society Pages: Performance and Standards Committee Furthers SHM’s Quality Mission

SHM’s Performance and Standards Committee (PSC)

Society Pages: VTE Collaborative Succeeding

35 hospitals enroll in first 18 months of mentoring, consultation program 

Key Clinical Question: What is the best intervention to help hospitalized patients quit smoking?

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

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Columns

Ask Dr. Hospitalist: Clinical Privileges

Is there a standard percentage of time for inpatient care that is used to define a hospitalist?

President’s Column: Follow the Money

SHM data show hospitalist leaders must get better handle on finances 

From the Editor’s Desk: Promise or Insanity?

Achieving hospital medicine’s promise demands educational reform

President’s Column: Medicine’s Guiding Team

Hospitalists must manage the change that will lead to healthcare reform

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