April 2011

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Q&A with Hospitalist Administrator Amit Prachand

Amit Prachand, MEng Division Administrator, Hospital Medicine Northwestern Memorial Hospital and Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago Question: What motivated you to join SHM’s Administrators Task Force (ATF)? A: I wanted to be able to directly interface with the community of leaders in similar administrator roles in order to obtain a stronger perspective of… [Read More]

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Q&A with Hospitalist Administrator Kristi Gylten

Kristi Gylten, MBA Director, Hospitalist Service, Rapid City (S.D.) Regional Hospital Question: What motivated you to join the Administrators Task Force (ATF)? Answer: I wanted to have the opportunity to meet and network with my peers, and to be a part of developing resources and a place “on the map” for hospitalist administrators. The Administrators… [Read More]

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In the Literature: HM-Related Research You Need to Know

Physician reviews of HM-related literature, including LOS in geriatric patients, outcomes of transcatheter aortic-valve implantation, renal ultrasound predictor for acute kidney injury, and romiplostim use in immune thrombocytopenia