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Pediatric Hospital Medicine 2014: Clinical Competence for the Community Hospitalist

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LISTEN NOW: Highlights of the August 2014 issue of The Hospitalist newsmagazine

Highlights of the August 2014 issue of The Hospitalist newsmagazine (posted Aug 01, 2014)


Featured In This Issue of the Hospitalist

August 2014
Dr Moreland

Deaf Hospitalist Focuses on Teaching, Co-Management, Patient-Centered Care

Team leader, educator Christopher Moreland, MD, MPH, FACP, has changed how peers regard doctors with disabilities


Common Coding Mistakes Hospitalists Should Avoid

Unclear planning, relevant data, undervauling patient complexity among common coding errors


Exclusive News from the Hospitalist eWire

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Society of Hospital Medicine (SHM) Calls for Overhaul of Medicare's Observation Status Rules

Position paper suggests steps to improve flawed hospital admissions policy




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.



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