John Nelson, MD, MHM
Farewell to Larry Wellikson, MD, MHM
June 23, 2020
SHM cofounders praise the Society's outgoing CEO.
The past and future of hospital medicine
March 22, 2019
The hospitalist model has been adopted by nearly every specialty in medicine.
July 6, 2017
The causes of hospitalist distress and burnout are very similar to that of doctors in other specialties, yet each specialty probably differs in ways that are important to keep in mind.
On 15 years: Celebrating a nocturnist’s career longevity
May 11, 2017
On a regular basis, I talk with hospitalist groups lamenting their inability to find nocturnists willing to work the same number of hours and shifts as their day doctors, for little or no additional compensation.
Revisiting citizenship bonus and surge capacity
March 9, 2017
Organizational and individual efforts are needed to combat physician burnout.
Effective hospitalist roles for NPs, PAs
December 16, 2016
Single-site study offers success story, isn’t one-size-fits-all solution.
Keeping up with New Payment Models
December 7, 2016
For hospitalists, the arrival of the Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS, originally Physician Quality Reporting Initiative, or PQRI) marks the swerve in reimbursement complexity
A Quick Lesson on Bundled Payments
October 25, 2016
Bundled payment programs are the most visible of CMS’s episode payment models (EPMs)
Surveys Are Not the Most Effective Way to Improve Patient Satisfaction
October 12, 2016
I think the single most valuable thing to improve patient satisfaction with hospitalists is to phone patients after discharge
Thinking through the State of Hospital Medicine Report
August 27, 2016
Collections are up, but the number of encounters overall is down—what gives?