Have you Googled yourself lately?
January 6, 2017
With a majority of patients relying on physician ratings, hospitalists might consider countermeasures.
What to Know about CMS’s New Emergency Preparedness Requirements
October 20, 2016
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services recently released new emergency preparedness requirements to ensure that providers and suppliers are duly prepared to adequately serve their community during disasters or emergencies
What Hospitalists Can Learn from Basketball Coach Pat Summitt
August 20, 2016
Think about how you will be remembered in your career as a hospitalist. Will you be remembered as someone clocking in and clocking out, just getting by for a paycheck?
Should Physicians Care about Costs?
July 27, 2016
Surveys show most don’t, but hospitalists can have a huge impact on utilization, spending
Recognizing Contributions Physician Personalities Make to the Greater Good
June 18, 2016
My family and I recently took a spring break trip out west to see a few national parks. During the trip, we stayed on a family ranch in Utah.
U.S. Surgeon General Encourages Hospitalists to Remain Hopeful, Motivated
April 20, 2016
Hopefully, many of you were able to attend the Society of Hospital Medicine’s annual meeting this year in San Diego.
QUIZ: Which Strategy Should Hospitalists Employ to Reduce the Risk of Opioid Misuse?
April 4, 2016
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Care Teams Work Best When Members Have a Voice
March 30, 2016
I stumbled upon an absolutely brilliant TED talk about how we need to forget about the “pecking order” within workplaces and how we need to focus on team social connectedness as a strategy to enhance teamwork and productivity.1 I found the analogy in the presenter’s talk so incredibly poignant for t
Does Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness Apply to Hospital Medicine?
February 19, 2016
Every American knows this well-known phrase from the Declaration of Independence, which describes the three “unalienable rights” ordained on humans by their Creator and which governments are bound to dutifully protect.
Move to Allow Patients to Request ‘Refund’ Appealing and Risky
December 30, 2015
We’ve all seen hundreds of commercials from companies advertising products and services with a money-back guarantee. The Men’s Warehouse, for example, has been promising men across the globe for over a decade, “You’re going to like the way you look.