Pandemic innovations that will outlast COVID
November 11, 2021
Hospitalists discuss process changes implemented during the pandemic that will likely survive it.
Geographic cohorting increased direct care time and interruptions
October 20, 2021
Does geographic cohorting improve hospitalist efficiency?
QI reduces daily labs and promotes sleep-friendly lab timing
October 15, 2021
Will a quality improvement project involving physician education and an EHR shortcut reduce the quantity and optimize the timing of daily routine labs on medical inpatients?
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.
Choosing Wisely campaign targets waste and overuse in hospital pediatrics
September 8, 2021
Multiple medical societies collaborated to develop guidelines for high-value care with less unnecessary testing and hospitalization.
Hospitalists address patient experience during the pandemic
September 3, 2021
“A lot of the care hospitalists provide involves touch, sitting down and looking at the patient eye to eye, on the same level.” says Dr. Minesh Patel.
An ethics challenge in hospital medicine
August 19, 2021
It is important not to force a premature resolution of the situation through unilateral or coercive decisions.
SHM’s Center for Quality Improvement to partner on NIH grant
August 12, 2021
Study will identify interventions to rapidly improve care for children hospitalized with respiratory illnesses.
“Enough English” to be at risk
July 13, 2021
One way to bypass language barriers is to recognize the value added by hiring and training bilingual health care providers.
Clinician practices to connect with patients
July 2, 2021
What practices foster physician presence and connection with their patients?