New CMS rule challenges hospitals, but not vendors, to make EHRs safer
September 14, 2021
When hospitals and health care systems start to assess their systems, many will be surprised at what they are not doing or not doing right, one expert says.
Biden vaccine mandate rule could be ready within weeks
September 13, 2021
Companies that refuse to follow the standard could be fined $13,600 per violation.
Supreme Court upholds Affordable Care Act
June 17, 2021
The court voted 7-2 to block the GOP-led suit saying the plaintiffs did not have the right to bring the case.
Visa worries intensify pandemic stress for immigrant hospitalist moms
June 1, 2021
Immigrant hospitalists go through years of expensive training with extensive background checks, yet they’re classified as second preference (EB-2) workers.
Hospital admissions of nursing home patients declined after ACA quality initiatives
May 28, 2021
Following the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), how have hospital transfer rates from nursing homes for patients with advanced medical conditions changed?
Clinician well-being a top priority, Surgeon General says
May 7, 2021
U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy said he’ll push for scientists to be heard in an unpoliticized way.
Making a difference
April 14, 2021
For hospitalists who are interested in advocacy, there are many ways to get involved.
Longitudinal associations between income changes and incident CVD
April 2, 2021
Is there an association between income change and cardiovascular disease (CVD)?
Senate confirms Murthy as Surgeon General
March 25, 2021
He is not new to this role.
JAMA podcast on racism in medicine faces backlash
March 5, 2021
The editor of JAMA and the head of the AMA have joined others in criticizing the episode.