The number of hospitalized patients with diabetes increased 93% between 1988 and 2009; hypoglycemia often is overlooked due to hyperglycemia’s more severe effects (posted Dec 04, 2013)
Even successful “go live” EHR rollouts can be accompanied by a host of difficulties, says Russ Cucina, MD, MS, hospitalist and medical director of information technology at the University of California at San Francisco (UCSF) Medical Center. (posted Nov 26, 2013)
3,000 hospitalists expected to converge on Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino March 24-27...
Also reviewed this month: surgical readmission rates, preventable hospitalizations, hospitalist-staffed post-discharge clinics. ...
Hospitalist Zubin Damania, MD, founder of Turntable Health in Las Vegas, talks about being HM14's tour guide while in Sin City.
Futurist and HM14 keynote speaker Ian Morrison explains what he wants hospitalists to know about the future of healthcare in the post-Affordable Care Act era.
Study finds increased risks for inpatients on chronic opioid therapy within six months prior to admission
Medicare to weigh requests for reimbursement data on case-by-case basis
Is it Acquired Hemophilia or Something Else? Unexplained Bleeding in Hospitalized Patients
This live CME webinar has been designed to meet the educational needs of hospitalists and other healthcare providers that are interested in managing hospitalized patients with bleeding disorders such as acquired hemophilia and unexplained bleeding due to a coagulation factor deficiency. Register now to participate in the live event on Thursday, Nov. 21, at noon EST.
Community-Acquired Bacterial Pneumonia: Inpatient Strategy for Hospitalists
This interactive monograph will bring hospitalists up to date on evidence-based CABP management, JC/CMS Core Measure guidance, and anti-infective treatment options that are aligned with antimicrobial stewardship principles. Hospitalists will use this knowledge to provide the best possible treatment and outcomes for patients while preserving the efficacy of available antibiotics for future use.
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.
February 20-22, 2014
9th Annual Perioperative Medicine Summit
Westin Kierland Resort & Spa, Scottsdale, Arizona
March 13-15, 2014
ACP Maintenance of Certification Exam Preparation Course
March 23-25, 2014
MGMA Patient-Centered Medical Home Program
March 24-27, 2014
Hospital Medicine 2014
Mandalay Bay Resort and Conference Center, Las Vegas
April 3-5, 2014
AMGA Annual Conference
Gaylord Texan, Grapevine, Texas
April 3-5, 2014
Palliative Care for Hospitalists and Intensivists (PCFHI)
Harvard Medical School Center for Palliative Care, Boston
April 10-12, 2014
ACP Internal Medicine 2014
Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, Florida
April 13-16, 2014
AAPC HEALTHCON National Conference
Gaylord Opryland Resort, Nashville, Tennessee
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