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Article: Hospital-Acquired Conditions & The Hospitalist

HM can take the lead on interventions and lessen the financial impact on institutions' bottom line

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Audio File: ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: Audio interview with HM director Greg Maynard

Dr. Maynard, chief of the HM division at the University of California at Irvine, discusses VTE prevention protocols that earned his hospital a national award 

Article: Prevent Defense

Hospitalists share national honors for VTE prevention excellence

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Legal Eagle: Patient Privacy Upgrade

New HIPAA rules up the ante on medical information security

HM Debate: Should Hospitalists Who Fail to Provide a Standard of Care Be Paid for Subsequent Care?

A pro-con debate by members of Team Hospitalist

Team Hospitalist Q&A: To the Dark Side & Back

Denver doc grabs financial bull by horns, rights sinking ship, returns to clinic

Residents’ Corner: Public Speaking 101

Ten Commandments for creating mesmerizing presentations

Public Policy: Texas-Sized Tort Reform

Law caps malpractice awards, lowers premiums, reverses physician exodus

Billing & Coding: Admit Documentation

Rule changes mean hospitalists need to focus on the basics

Key Clinical Question: When Should an IVC Filter Be Used to Treat a DVT?

The Hospital Pharmacy: Market Watch

New approvals, indications, generics, and pipeline drugs.

In the Literature: In the Literature

The latest HM-related research you need to know

Society Pages: A Time to Be Recognized

Hospitalists can prepare now for Focused Practice in Hospital Medicine

Letters: Group Leaders Can Shift the HM Negotiation Paradigm

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Ask Dr. Hospitalist: Massachusetts Update

Dr. Hospitalist answers your HM questions

Practice Management: New Referral Distribution

With no clear best practice, HM groups need to refine their own methods

From the Editor’s Desk: QBs vs. Hospitalists

Time-motion analysis reveals similarities between NFL and HM

SHM Point of View: Healthcare = Team Sport

The hospital of the future is beginning to take shape

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Audio File: ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: Audio interview with Washington, D.C., hospitalist Patrick Conway

Dr. Conway, a former pediatric hospitalist and White House fellow, currently works in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. He offers sightseeing and nightlife tips for those attending HM10 next month.

Audio File: ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: Audio interview with HM10 Course Director Amir Jaffer, MD, FHM

HM10 is less than a month away, and Washington, D.C., is readying for the arrival of thousands of hospitalists. Dr. Jaffer spoke to The Hospitalist freelance writer Richard Quinn about what attendees should expect at SHM's annual meeting April 8-11.

Article: HM10 PREVIEW: Still Taking Reservations

SHM annual meetings sell out, so get your ticket now

Article: HM10 PREVIEW: National Treasures

Washington, D.C., is ripe with sights to see and cherry blossoms to admire

Article: HM10 PREVIEW: The Last Word

HM pioneer Bob Wachter to address Washington’s impact on hospitalists

Article: HM10 PREVIEW: Crystal Ball

Hospital CEO, HM10 keynote speaker sees bright future for hospitalists

Article: HM10 PREVIEW: Bigger & Better

HM10 expands hospitalist opportunities for education and interaction

Article: HM10 PREVIEW: Divide & Conquer

Plan ahead to maximize your HM10 experience

Article: HM10 PREVIEW: Center Stage

Hospitalists will gather in the shadows of the national healthcare reform debate

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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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