Strengthen Your Role as a Practice Administrator with SHM’s Mentor Program
October 16, 2016
SHM’s Practice Administrators’ Mentor Program is now open for enrollment.
Leadership Academy Helps SHM Member Improve Patient Flow, Satisfaction
October 11, 2016
G. Randy Smith Jr., MD, MS, SFHM, explains his innovative approaches to patient care
Managing Pain in Postoperative Patients: What the Hospitalist Needs to Know
October 9, 2016
This module outlines methods for performing an assessment of pain.
Thinking through the State of Hospital Medicine Report
August 27, 2016
Collections are up, but the number of encounters overall is down—what gives?
Provide Feedback on State of EHRs in Hospital Medicine
August 9, 2016
According to a report published by AmericanEHR Partners, 61% of respondents in 2010 said they were “satisfied” or “very satisfied” with their electronic health records (EHRs), compared with just 34% in 2014.
Lesson in Improper Allocations, Unaccounted for NP/PA Contributions
June 22, 2016
I visited during a hot Florida summer in the mid 1990s and could readily see that the practice was great in most respects. The large multispecialty group had recruited talented hospitalists and had put in place effective operational practices.
CMS Introduces Billing Code for Hospitalists: What You Need to Know
March 4, 2016
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently announced the approval of a dedicated specialty billing code for hospitalists that will soon be ready for official use.
Affordable Care Act Latest in Half-Century of Healthcare Reform
January 1, 2014
Highlights in 50-year timeline of national healthcare legislation, proposals, policies since Social Security Act adoped in 1965