Ruth Jessen Hickman MD
PCP Shortage Affects Hospitalists; What are the Options?
August 1, 2023
With worsening doctor shortages expected in many areas of medicine, including hospital medicine, the expected shortfall in primary care doctors is particularly sobering. A 2021 report from the...
SHM Advocates for Hospitalists and Their Patients
May 2, 2022
Advocacy, simply put, is the act of pleading or arguing in favor of something. It’s raising the concerns and voices of a group to efficiently influence decisions and affect change within...
Guardianship issues lead to unnecessarily prolonged hospitalizations
February 3, 2022
Minors requiring guardianship are sometimes hospitalized for much longer than medically necessary because of placement issues. The same can happen for incapacitated adults who require some form of...