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  • Coding Corner: Billing by Time

    June 3, 2024

    A 66-year-old man with a history of hypertension was admitted to the hospital with chest pain and shortness of breath. He was found to have an acute pulmonary embolism on CT pulmonary angiography...

  • What is the Best Initial Management of a Pressure Injury?

    June 3, 2024

    Case A 74-year-old frail man with diabetes mellitus, hypertension, and chronic kidney disease is admitted for severe community-acquired pneumonia. On hospital day four, the nurse reports a new...

  • SHM 2024 Awards of Excellence and Junior Investigator Award

    June 3, 2024

    SHM’s Awards of Excellence Program honors members who’ve made exceptional contributions to hospital medicine in various categories. Please join The Hospitalist and SHM in congratulating the 2024...

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  • Chapter Spotlight: Pee Dee

    June 3, 2024

    COVID-19 was brutal on SHM chapters nationwide, immediately forcing events to teleconference technology and eliminating the in-person networking and education that has become a staple of the...

  • SIG Spotlight: Patient Experience

    June 3, 2024

    Length of stay, work-relative value units, hospital-acquired infections. There is no shortage of metrics—and their accompanying acronyms—that silo, summarize, and study whether hospitalists are...

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  • Stop the Stigma: Accessing mental Health Care for Hospitalists

    Invasive questions regarding your mental health can be found on state licensure, hospital credentialing, and insurance applications. Join SHM members Drs. Read Pierce and Eileen Barrett on June 13 at 3:00 p.m. ET to learn more about the importance of wellness and mental health for healthcare providers, including implications for patient safety.

  • Hospitalizations and transgender patients in the United States

    From the Journal of Hospital Medicine
    Given the known health disparities that exist for transgender patients attributable to social and legal discrimination as well as other factors, Drs. Keshav Khanijow, Scott Wright, Helene Hedian, and Che Harris hypothesized that transgender individuals admitted to the hospital would also have higher mortality and resource utilization than cisgender individuals (those whose assigned sex at birth is in alignment with their gender identity).

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