US Behind the World in TelemedicineSeptember 17, 2015
NEW YORK - The American College of Physicians (ACP) has issued a baker's dozen of recommendations intended to guide the effective use of telemedicine in primary care settings.
"The recommendations balance the potential benefits and expanded use of telemedicine with the importance of maintaining t
Telemedicine on Capitol HillJune 4, 2014
Hospitalist Ateev Mehrotra, MD, MPH, addresses a Congressional subcommittee on potential of e-health technology
Report Supports Telemedicine Use in ICUDecember 15, 2010
Hospitalists could benefit from its efficiency, experts say
Telemedicine on TrialJanuary 14, 2010
Study questions efficacy of remote consults, points out need for support structure
Telemedicine Can Help Solve Intensivist ShortageApril 1, 2009
Having spent my medical career in the ICU and the hospital, I have followed the recent articles on the struggle to care for ICU patients with interest. Gretchen Henkel’s article on...
Hospitalists Lead the Way for Hospital at Home ProgramsSeptember 1, 2022
Part II of a two-part series In his plenary address at SHM’s Converge Conference in Nashville, Tenn., on April 9, hospital medicine founding father Robert Wachter, MD, MHM, posed the question:...
Bringing Acute-Level Care to the Patient: Key Steps for Hospital at HomeAugust 1, 2022
Shutterstock.com As the hospital at home concept and care model gets more attention nationally, hospitalists often provide the leadership, clinical expertise, and labor needed to get these...
SHM’s 2022 Hill Day a SuccessAugust 1, 2022
US Capitol. Getty Images It’s been two years since members of SHM’s Public Policy Committee (PPC) participated in Hill Day—the annual visit to Washington, D.C. to meet with legislators and...
Apps and Gadgets: Tech for HospitalistsJuly 1, 2022
KardiaMobile 6L Apps, wearables, and gadgets—hospitalists are well aware that technology is having a profound effect on health care. But you’re probably not aware of everything out there, or...
Workforce IssuesApril 1, 2022
Silver linings emerge for hospitalists For Elisabeth Souther, MD, chief of hospital medicine at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, a rural, academic hospital with almost 400 beds in Lebanon, N.H.,...