Reflections on 10 years of hospitalist productivity
June 21, 2021
Over the past decade there has been a significant change in how hospital medicine programs are financed.
Hospital-level care at home for acutely ill adults may be as safe as inpatient care
June 10, 2021
Does hospital-level care at home reduce health care cost, usage, and readmission rates?
Hospital acquisition had no significant change in the rate of readmission or mortality
June 8, 2021
How do hospital acquisitions or consolidations affect patient satisfaction, the rate of readmission, and the mortality rate?
Electronic frailty index based on routine blood tests may help identify at-risk seniors
June 7, 2021
Can a frailty index using routine admission laboratory tests identify seniors at increased risk for adverse outcomes after hospital admission?
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?
Some things pediatric hospitalists do for no reason
May 20, 2021
Pediatric hospitalists should take note of some care management practices which are not supported by recent literature.
PHM groups issue Choosing Wisely® recommendations
May 14, 2021
The recommendations will allow pediatric hospitalists to lead change throughout their hospitals and health care systems.
Update in Hospital Medicine relays important findings
May 13, 2021
Two panelists highlighted the year of research in areas most relevant and important to hospital medicine.
Avoid presumptions with LGBTQ+ patients
May 6, 2021
Support LGBTQ+ patients with affirming language and attention to clinical considerations.
Correlating hospitalist work schedules with patient outcomes
April 20, 2021
How do hospitalist schedules correlate with patient care outcomes?