Syncope evaluation, seizure prophylaxis for brain tumors, adjusting serum potassium levels in STEMI, and GI prophylaxis outside the ICU (posted May 21, 2013)
Hospitalist groups should hire NPs, PAs who are critical thinkers, "good fits" (posted May 21, 2013)
Multiple HM groups under a single hospital roof can spell disaster, but competition can also be a good thing
You’re probably comfortable with drug eruptions and skin infections, but what about dermatitis, gout, or zoster?
Experts offer tips to assess dermatologic cases
Encouraging competing hospital medicine groups to work together amicably under one roof can be a challenge, say hospital executives
Restoring the Balance: The Hospitalist's Role in Managing Hyponatremia
Panelists discuss the impact of hyponatremia, which affects as many as 30% of hospitalized patients and has been associated with negative outcomes in many chronic diseases (eg, heart failure, SIADH, and cirrhosis). Also included in this webinar are a review of available therapeutic options and provide clinical scenarios that demonstrate the hospitalist’s role in managing this serious metabolic disorder.
May 28, 2013
Improve the Discharge Process and Reduce Unnecessary Readmissions
Mark V. Williams, MD, FACP, MHM, explains the Project BOOST Mentored Implementation Program, an award-winning, evidence-based approach to improve patient care in the transition from the hospital to home.
May 16-19, 2013
Hospital Medicine 2013
Gaylord National Resort and Conference Center, National Harbor, Md.
June 6, 2013
SHM New Jersey Chapter Event
Capital Grille #1 Garden State Plaza, Paramus, NJ
June 13-15, 2013
AMA-OMSS Annual Meeting
Hyatt Regency Chicago, Chicago
August 1-4, 2013
AAP Pediatric Hospital Medicine
New Orleans Marriott, New Orleans
September 19-21, 2013
Society of Ob/Gyn Hospitalists Annual Meeting
Embassy Suites, Denver
September 25-27, 2013
Institute for Quality Leadership Meeting
The Phoenician, Scottsdale, AZ
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.