HM17 session summary: Updates in Antibiotics – Determining duration and when to switch to PO
August 1, 2017
Antibiotic stewardship is more than narrowing coverage once susceptibilities are available. It also means conversion of antibiotics to oral therapy when clinically appropriate.
HM17 session summary: Hospitalists as leaders in patient flow and hospital throughput
July 12, 2017
An education session at HM17 focused on key topics in patient flow and throughput for hospitalist physicians.
HM17 session summary: Rheumatology pearls for the inpatient provider
June 16, 2017
A rapid fire session at HM17 focused on rheumatology issues that are of particular interest to hospitalist physicians.
HM17 session summary: Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant special interest forum
May 31, 2017
The Nurse Practitioner and Physician Assistant (NP/PA) special interest forum at HM17 drew more than 60 providers including, NPs, PAs, and physicians.
HM17 session summary: CT to PET scans – What every hospitalist needs to know
May 30, 2017
Timothy Kasprzak, MD, director of abdominopelvic and oncologic imaging at Case Western MetroHealth, offered some practical imaging advice for inpatient clinicians during a rapid-fire session at HM17.
HM17 session summary: The hospitalist’s role in the opioid epidemic
May 26, 2017
The growth in opiate prescribing and associated increases in adverse events has created unique challenges for hospitalists.
Grassroots policymaking demands that hospitalists team up
May 25, 2017
LAS VEGAS – The potential repeal of ACA insurance reforms have taken center stage in the media, but SHM leaders urged hospitalists to focus more on MACRA.
Practice management skills more relevant than ever
May 24, 2017
LAS VEGAS – Welcome to managing a practice, circa 2017. The day-to-day doings of an HM group – recruiting, retention, compensation, scheduling and more – are the backbone of the specialty.
HM17 session summary: The art of story in delivering memorable lectures
May 23, 2017
One HM17 session gave learners a different paradigm in thinking about the structure and organization of presentations, for a more dynamic and engaging lecture.
HM17 plenaries: Hospital medicine leading health care shift to value, quality
May 22, 2017
LAS VEGAS – The three plenary speakers at HM17 said the destination that U.S. health care is traveling is pretty clear: a system that increasingly rewards quality care delivered at lower costs.