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    Chapter Spotlight: Central Texas

    February 1, 2023

    They say everything is bigger in Texas—and it appears SHM chapters are no exception.  Take the Central Texas group, which stretches from Waco to San Antonio (anchored by Austin roughly halfway...

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    SIG Spotlight: Interdisciplinary Rounding

    February 1, 2023

    Sarah Horman, MD, helped lead the launch of interdisciplinary rounding at the University of California San Diego in 2017. But it wasn’t until two years later that she found herself at the annual...

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    SIG Spotlight: Rural Hospitalists

    January 3, 2023

    Lisa Kaufmann, MD, moved to the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina in 2014. Dr. Kaufmann She knew of the region from her undergraduate and medical-school years at Duke University in...

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    Chapter Spotlight: Pacific Northwest

    January 3, 2023

    Dr. Franco The use of technology to connect people is a great idea if you ask Thérèse Franco, MD, SFHM, president of SHM’s Pacific Northwest chapter. But not if it’s technology for...

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    E/M Coding Changes for 2023

    December 13, 2022

    The last time that evaluation and management (E/M) coding guidelines were significantly overhauled was in 1995 and 1997. To put that timeframe in context? Hospitalist was a term coined in a 1996 New...

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    Chapter Spotlight: Wiregrass

    December 1, 2022

    Like sports teams in the largest cities, SHM chapters in major metropolitan markets benefit from the resources of their surroundings. But in smaller regions, resources—like hospitalists—are...

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    SIG Spotlight: Substance Use Disorders

    December 1, 2022

    It’s become a refrain in society as common as complaining about the weather: COVID-19 accelerated trend lines in things that were already headed downward.  Parts of the economy. Political...

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    SIG Spotlight: Pediatric Hospital Medicine

    November 1, 2022

    When SHM pivoted from a committee structure to its cadre of Special Interest Groups (SIGs), advocates for pediatric hospitalists grew up.  Dr. Singh “We were this small fish in a big...

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    Chapter Spotlight: New York City/Westchester

    November 1, 2022

    Every SHM Chapter in the country dealt with the crisis scenarios wrought by COVID-19. Massive upticks in patient censuses hobbled hospitalists in every state. Burnout from seemingly endless days...

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    SIG Spotlight: Hospital Medicine Disaster Preparedness and Management

    October 3, 2022

    Talk about the right group for the right moment! SHM’s Special Interest Group (SIG) for Hospital Medicine Disaster Preparedness and Management has been working for years to be in a position to...