Practical changes for improving practice management
April 8, 2018
“We can’t effectively use the same approaches that other medical specialties use to ensure we have successful practices.”
SHM to induct new Masters in Hospital Medicine
March 29, 2018
Society bestows highest professional honor.
Embracing constant change in a growing practice
March 29, 2018
Department chair discusses universal truths he’s learned in cultural, personal, and structural aspects of leading change.
How hospitalists can help reduce readmissions
September 7, 2017
Multiple strategies exist that have either been proven to reduce hospital readmissions or show promise in doing so.
Communication tools improve patient experience and satisfaction
August 24, 2017
In a culture prioritizing clinical outcomes above all, there can be a tendency to lose sight of one of the most critical aspects of providing effective care: the communication skills that build and foster physician-patient relationships.
Set a goal, or two, or three
March 15, 2017
Hospitalists need to set goals on the job, as well as for their careers. HM groups should do the same.
Eight things hospitalists need to know about post-acute care
January 20, 2017
Staffing, reimbursement, and patient populations vary widely. Experts suggest training, and opportunities for improvement.
Ready for post-acute care?
January 5, 2017
As PAC expands, hospital medicine’s role – and leadership – will be key.
Tips for Working with Difficult Doctors
December 9, 2016
Intimidation, verbal outbursts, refusing to perform tasks—what to do when a nightmare doc is on your team
Experts Suggest Ways to Deal with Challenges Surrounding Care of Psychiatric Patients
March 16, 2016
In 1955, there was one psychiatric bed for every 300 Americans.