Becoming a Well-being Advocate
May 1, 2023
By now, burnout and its related toll on clinicians nationwide are recognized as a pressing crisis. While burnout among U.S. health care practitioners isn’t new, the COVID-19 pandemic exacerbated...
Lessons in Redeployment from Adult Hospitalists
May 1, 2023
Diverse mid-adult nurses, mature adult hospital administrators, and senior adult doctors are standing around a table in a hospital board room. They are reviewing spreadsheets and charts containing...
Reducing Mental Health Care Barriers for Hospitalists
May 1, 2023
Clinical vignette MB is a 36-year-old woman who completed her residency three years ago. She has practiced as a hospitalist at a community hospital since that time. Throughout her time in medical...
The 7 Deadly Sins for LOS
April 3, 2023
Dr. Soares Hospitalization is an essential resource for the treatment of many patients, but are we doing it in the safest and most efficient way? Achieving effective hospitalizations with a...
Bright Spots in the Future of Hospital Medicine
March 1, 2023
As Americans start to rediscover their place in a (largely) post-pandemic world, hospitalists across the country are resuming and recommitting to a variety of extracurricular roles and...
FAST Program Implementation Guide Success
February 1, 2023
Jefferson Antithrombotic Therapy Team. Front row L to R: Photi Galanis, MD, Julia Westfield, Heather Yenser, CRNP. Back row L to R: Lynda Thomson, PharmD, Dina Orapallo, CRNP, Geno Merli, MD, Tony...
What Is AI’s Promise and Potential for the Hospitalist?
January 3, 2023
Imagine entering the front door of your hospital to start your busy workday as a hospitalist. The smart hospital, with its smart technology, recognizes you by “reading” your name badge via radio...
How Split Billing Could Affect Hospitalists
December 13, 2022
This summer, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) proposed to extend the transition year from 2023 to 2024 for the split-billing rule. The delay was finalized in its November release...
Nursing Shortages Stress Existing Staff and Patient Care
December 1, 2022
The burden on critical care nurses during the pandemic has been well-documented, resulting in many nurses leaving their jobs. Even before the pandemic, the study United States Registered Nurse...
Hospital Closures Pose Challenges to Care
November 1, 2022
Empty beds in a hospital room. When 10-bed Nye Regional Medical Center, in west-central Nevada, closed abruptly in 2015, it meant that the residents of the former gold-mining town of Tonopah...