Journal of Hospital Medicine – Dec. 2017
December 21, 2017
Read the latest research from the Journal of Hospital Medicine, the premier publication for dissemination of research and education for the specialty of hospital medicine.
Sneak Peek: The Hospital Leader blog – Oct. 2017
October 27, 2017
A narrow focus on shortening hospital stay and weakening channels of communication may be leaving patients adrift in post-acute care.
Thinking about productivity: Survey data 2017
October 20, 2017
The high demand for hospitalists is probably the most significant force causing hospitalist compensation to rise faster than in most other specialties.
New hospitalist unit has stellar patient satisfaction scores
September 22, 2017
Here’s how a hospitalist group in Ohio achieved top quartile performance on the Physician Communication domain of the HCAHPS survey.
Hospital value-based purchasing is largely ineffective
September 7, 2017
Complicated pay-for-performance programs divert limited available resources away from meaningful improvement activities in order to comply with onerous reporting requirements.
The impact of Election 2016
July 28, 2017
The reality is that, the only thing that can save our health care system is if we lower the cost of care. And we know that, as providers, only we can do that.
Will artificial intelligence make us better doctors?
June 5, 2017
While the benefits of technology in health care are often oversold, artificial intelligence will in time play a large role alongside physicians. However, better organization and availability of data is needed first.
Welcome to the third and final day of HM17!
May 4, 2017
Welcome to the third and final day of HM17!Although it is the shortest day of the conference, day 3 is full of quality content, starting at 7:40 a.m. with a mini-track.If you are interested in hearing about the impact of November’s election on health care reform, join me at the Health Poli...
Hospitalists: Leading health care innovation
April 27, 2017
I have never witnessed a health care movement quite like hospital medicine.
Hospitalists Stretched as their Responsibilities Broaden
November 23, 2016
A continued broadening of responsibilities continues to stretch even the most well-trained hospitalists