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

Highlights of the September 2014 issue of The Hospitalist newsmagazine (posted Sep 01, 2014)

Pediatric Hospital Medicine 2014: Clinical Competence for the Community Hospitalist

Strategies to define, develop, assess a comprehensive pediatric competency program (posted Aug 05, 2014)


Featured In This Issue of the Hospitalist

September 2014

Specially-Trained Hospitalists Spearhead SHM’s Quality Improvement Programs

Hospitalist mentors discuss lessons taught, learned during SHM’s award-winning QI mentorship program


Pediatric Hospital Medicine 2014 Conference Draws Record-Setting Crowd

More than 800 hospitalists gather to hear from CMS’ Patrick Conway, healthcare system CEOs, experts in pediatric hospital medicine

LISTEN NOW: Greg Maynard, MD, SFHM, Chats about SHM's Mentored Implementation Programs

Dr. Maynard explains what makes mentored implementation work and how hospitalist groups can quantify success     

Hospitalist Ann Sheehy, MD, MS, FHM, Testifies Before Congress About Medicare

Outlines for lawmakers hospitalists’ concerns about two-midnight rule, observation status, audit program

Movers and Shakers in Hospital Medicine

Latest hospitalists to receive awards, earn promotions, or assume new leadership roles. Plus, HM group contracts, mergers, acquisitions

Hospitalists & the Veterans Health Administration

Society of Hospital Medicine’s VA Task Force to share innovative approaches to patient care from VA hospitalists

The Hospitalist Earns Highest Honor from Awards for Publication Excellence (APEX)

APEX Grand Award confirms Society of Hospital Medicine’s commitment to high-quality, practice-focused newsmagazine

LISTEN NOW: Mark Williams, MD, MHM, Discusses SHM's Mentored Implementation Programs

Dr. Williams discusses the commitment made by mentors and the critical importance of site visits        


Exclusive News from the Hospitalist eWire

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Hospitalist Compensation Up 8% in Latest Survey

2014 State of Hospital Medicine report shows record-high median compensation of $252,996 for adult hospitalists

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Improved Diet Is Recipe for Improved Inpatient Outcomes

Nutrition awareness group credits attention to inpatient diets with shorter lengths of stay, fewer avoidable hospital readmissions




Is it Acquired Hemophilia or Something Else? Unexplained Bleeding in Hospitalized Patients
This 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. Log in now to participate.

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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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.

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