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    Questions Remain About Nirsevimab’s Impact

    November 16, 2023

    The new monoclonal antibody nirsevimab may radically change incidence and outcomes for respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) infections in young pediatric patients, especially when combined with the...

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    Research is Possible—and Vital—as a Hospitalist

    November 14, 2023

    When you’re in the middle of yet another impossibly busy week, making time for research in hospital medicine might seem next to impossible. But it is possible—and enormously important for the...

  • Gratitude is Good for Us

    November 1, 2023

    As our discussion about discharge ended, Ms. Jones, stooped, her thin grey hair pulled back, and moved slowly toward her husband’s hospital bed. Gently, she stroked his head and said, “We will...

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    Dual Specialties—the Best of Both Worlds

    September 1, 2023

    Hospitalists who decide to pursue additional board certifications to broaden their field of practice seldom take the same path. Regardless of whether they chose this road for a clinical interest or...

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    SHM’s 2023 State of Hospital Medicine Report Includes New Data

    August 10, 2023

    SHM’s 2023 State of Hospital Medicine (SoHM) Report contains the first data on hospital medicine groups since before the COVID-19 pandemic started in early 2020. SHM paused the normal two-year...

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    Pediatric Update: Top 10 Articles of 2022

    July 5, 2023

    In 2022, a New York Times headline declared, “Saving kids is bad business in America.”1 Pediatric hospitalists were faced with an unprecedented winter surge due to the “tripledemic” of...

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    Mid-career “Phronesis”

    July 5, 2023

    The 2023 SHM Converge Conference in Austin, Texas was the backdrop for a chance encounter between two old friends. We and our spouses met during residency 20 years ago, became fast friends, and then...

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    High-Value Care/Things We Do For No Reason

    July 5, 2023

    In this impactful session, Dr. Lee defined value as the sum of quality of care, equity, patient outcome, and experience divided by costs of care and nonfinancial risks and harms. High-value care...

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    Mr. Desamours Thrives on Serving Others

    May 24, 2023

    Q & A with Patrick Desamours, MSPA, PA-C, MBA, CHCQM, SFHM, director of APP operations, hospital medicine, US AcuteCare Solutions, Westminster, Md. Perseverance has paid off for Mr. Desamours...

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    Dr. Gundareddy Enjoys Making Change Happen

    May 1, 2023

    Q & A with Venkat Gundareddy, MBBS, MPH, FACP, CHCQM-PA, SFHM, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Baltimore Dr. Gundareddy thrives in the variety of his job--clinical, academic, and...