COVER STORY: Are you OK taking care of this patient?
FEATURE: Lessons learned from starting an oncology service
FEATURE: The year in review
Q&A: Is it time to put “no blame” in the corner?
CODING TIPS: Avoiding some big holes in reimbursement
COMMENTARY: A walk in my best friend’s shoes
POLL: A look at hospitalist teaching duties
MARKETPLACE: Finding the right nurse for the right patient
WHAT WORKS: Making TV a teachable moment for patients
FROM THE EDITOR: Works well with others
COVER STORY: H1N1 is here. How will you pump up your staffing?
FEATURE: Liability mistakes you want to avoid
FEATURE: New options for patients with cirrhosis
PROFILE: Chasing more than a diagnosis
COMMENTARY: Dodging a frivolous lawsuit
CODING TIPS: How to bill for critical care services
ANALYSIS: Do hospitalists really provide better care?
WHAT WORKS: Small changes promote better sleep
FROM THE EDITOR: Toward a more rational tort system
FEATURE: Getting patient flow back on track
CODING TIPS: Commas, adjectives and an occasional noun
COVER STORY: Tough balancing act for teaching hospitals
FEATURE: Smoothing out the transition from residency to practice
ANALYSIS: Sounding an alarm on bundled payments
POLL: A look at hospitalist leadership within hospitals
COMMENTARY: Hospital medicine: Too big to fail?
MARKETPLACE: Software that takes a broad view of health care
NEWS BRIEFS: Now available: swine flu vaccine
WHAT WORKS: Medicine that comes with a “warranty”
FROM THE EDITOR: Getting back to the issue of health care costs
SPECIAL ISSUE FOR RESIDENTS: The hospital medicine job market: a changing landscape
COMPENSATION & CAREER GUIDE: What’s happening with hospitalist compensation
COMPENSATION & CAREER GUIDE: What’s happening with hospitalist productivity
COMPENSATION & CAREER GUIDE: Hospitalist demographics
COVER STORY: Your practice is growing. Are your leaders still a good fit?
FEATURE: What’s in a name?
FEATURE: Remedial resuscitation
FEATURE: Lessons learned from round 1 of swine flu
CODING TIPS: Answers to (complicated) questions on observation
Q&A: Confusing evidence emerges on insulin glargine
WHAT WORKS: Medication reconciliation done right
POLL: A look at hospitalist part-timers
COMMENTARY: Hospitalists: secret agents of cost control?
PROFILE: Making the most of the hospital-medicine lifestyle
MARKETPLACE: A green light for better hand hygiene
NEWS BRIEFS: The fall line-up of hospitalist CME
FROM THE EDITOR: Coping with hospital medicine’s success
COVER STORY: No vacancy
FEATURE: The pressure is on to treat pressure ulcers
Q&A: The end of transfusion as a “default procedure”?
PEDIATRICS: Winning approaches to community coverage
POLL: A look at hospitalist vacation time
COMMENTARY: “I am not an internist”
PROFILE: The road less traveled
MARKETPLACE: Bringing hand-carried ultrasound to the bedside
CODING TIPS: Breaking the downcoding habit
WHAT WORKS: Developing leaders: much more than lip service
LETTERS: Billing midlevel consults
FROM THE EDITOR: What it takes to be a hospitalist
COVER STORY: Going where the grass is greener
FEATURE: What’s the ideal number of patients to see?
Q&A: A window opens on gainsharing arrangements
PROFILE: Hospital medicine @Twitter
COMMENTARY: Big game hunting
MARKETPLACE: Free service helps pinpoint antibiotic resistance
CODING TIPS: Can’t tell a consult from comanagement?
NEWS BRIEFS: Guidelines widen tPA window, with caveats
WHAT WORKS: Making night coverage work
FROM THE EDITOR: Are you seeing more patients per shift?
COVER STORY: Have a problem with readmissions?
FEATURE: Has the economy slowed the growth of hospital medicine?
FEATURE: Which neurologic imaging does your patient need?
PEDIATRICS: Getting a sedation service off the ground
POLL: A look at hospitalist prescribing patterns
COMMENTARY: Bouncebacks: the new LOS
PROFILE: A passionate advocate for in-house physicians
MARKETPLACE: Not your parents’ news and CME
CODING TIPS: Transfers, procedures, discharge: How do you bill?
ANALYSIS: Is your patient leaving against medical advice?
WHAT WORKS: Taking a bite out of readmissions
FROM THE EDITOR: A chance for real reform?
COVER STORY: Making the switch from IV to sub-Q insulin
FEATURE: “What do you mean by 'dizzy'?"
Q&A: Making error disclosure a “team sport”
POLL: A look at hospitalist productivity
COMMENTARY: My professional midlife crisis
NEWS: Meet our editorial board
PROFILE: A virtual lounge for doctors only
MARKETPLACE: New toolkit helps standardize disaster-response initiatives
CODING TIPS: The ins and outs of prolonged service ICD-9 codes - timing and documentation
WHAT WORKS: Doctors bring same-day service to treadmill testing
CAREER TIPS: Earning a seat at the table
FROM THE EDITOR: The “new problem” of unnecessary readmissions
COVER STORY: The tug-of-war over ICU care
FEATURE: Today’s big headlines in stroke care
PEDIATRICS: Pediatric literature plays catch-up on medical errors
COMMENTARY: Poor communication leads to unrealistic expectations
POLL: A look at night work for hospitalists
PROFILE: Robot “hospitalist” now helps pull the night shift
CODING TIPS: Who bills for what in comanagement?
ANALYSIS: When volume pushes hospitals over the edge
WHAT WORKS: Cutting down on “wasted beds” eases gridlock
CAREER TIPS: Moving up the leadership ladder - Prime hospitalist positions and further options
FROM THE EDITOR: Is health care reform about to arrive in your hospital?
FEATURE: Treating pain in patients maintained on methadone or buprenorphine
COVER STORY: Trouble getting along with the ED?
FEATURE: New advances in pneumonia care
POLL: A look at paid time off for hospitalists
COMMENTARY: The common-sense evidence behind RRTs
PROFILE: Personal discipline and “quieting of the mind”
CODING TIPS: Do you make these common charge mistakes?
Q&A: A new reality check for rapid response teams
WHAT WORKS: For one hospitalist group, talk isn’t cheap
: Gauging the effectiveness of flu shots
FROM THE EDITOR: Where do you weigh in on rapid response teams?
COVER STORY: The brave new world of electronic communications
FEATURE: Which PE patients have a higher risk of adverse outcomes?
PEDIATRICS: Family rounds: fewer pages, better care
COMMENTARY: Do we make too much money? Version 2.0
PROFILE: Hospital care in the shadow of Punxsutawney Phil
MARKETPLACE: A new twist on a tool to track infections
CODING TIPS: Find yourself in the middle of multiple doctors?
ANALYSIS: Closing the loop on readmissions
WHAT WORKS: Hospitalists score big with “black-belt QI”
CAREER TIPS: The lowdown on working locum
NEWS BRIEFS: Hospitalists extend their reach in U.S. hospitals
FROM THE EDITOR: New ways to talk the talk
COVER STORY: Hard times and hospital medicine
FEATURE: How effective are flu shots in elderly patients?
POLL: Hospitalist compensation plans and incentives
COMMENTARY: Rationing: coming to a hospital near you!
MARKETPLACE: A new consultant with a long track record
PROFILE: Touching the trauma behind the disease
NEWS BRIEFS: A study takes aim at rapid response teams
CODING TIPS: What’s bundled and what’s not?
WHAT WORKS: Re-engineering the “voltage drop”
CAREER TIPS: What’s on the table as far as benefits?
FROM THE EDITOR: A new test for a young specialty
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