With nearly 6 million Americans seeking care abroad, hospitalists need to have a working knowledge of the quality and cost of overseas care
Efficiency, lifestyle, and necessity lead medical specialists’ switch to HM model of inpatient care
SHM expands quality improvement reach to hospitals far and wide
New generics, new indications, and safety information
Physician reviews of recent studies, including the effect of early follow-up on readmission rates, heart rate control and outcomes in atrial fibrillation, pneumococcal vaccine to prevent stroke and MI, and CT in patients with suspected coronary artery disease
Healthcare workers who suffer needlestick injuries require immediate identification and attention to avoid transmission of such infectious diseases as HIV, HBV, and HCV.
How hospitalist services can justify daily care
Primary care faces myriad challenges, but help is on the way
History shows hospitalists can fast-track into leadership positions
CON: You might not know it, but samples and free lunches influence decisions
PRO: Listen, learn, then make your own informed decision
SHM enacts new systems, protocols to eliminate missteps
The names behind the number
Additional staff, flexible hours can help solve unexpected surges
Patients are figuring out that not all hospitalists are doing what they are supposed to do when it comes to communications and establishing safe transitions of care.
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.