Experts say physicians are not immune to traumatic stress disorder marked by isolation, emotional outbursts, overeating, and substance abuse (posted May 28, 2013)
Syncope evaluation, seizure prophylaxis for brain tumors, adjusting serum potassium levels in STEMI, and GI prophylaxis outside the ICU (posted May 21, 2013)
Hospitalists have role in addressing causes of skyrocketing health-care costs—and providing solutions
Hospitalist compensation has grown steadily over the past decade, but physicians aren’t immune to the sting of accelerated premiums, copays, and contributions
Thomas Frederickson says hospitalists should embrace the reality that Medicare reimbursement isn’t going to get better
Keynote speakers say hospitalists are primed to put the patient first, cut costs, and make a difference.
System wide QI projects are commonplace, but hospitalists must not lose sight of individual excellence.
Hospitalist leaders flock to annual meeting for answers, understanding, encouragement.
Annual “Hospitalists on the Hill” trip in Washington, D.C., connects legislators to key health-care issues.
Study finds higher costs, longer lengths of stay for patients who are more involved in their own care
Study finds wide pricing variations for elective total hip arthroplasty
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.
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
September 27-29, 2013
Pediatric Sedation Outside of the Operating Room
New York Marriott Downtown, New York City
October 7-10, 2013
SHM Leadership Academy
Minneapolis Marriott City Center, Minneapolis
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