COVER STORY: New York hospitals and the hurricane
FEATURE: The new busy
FEATURE: Struggling with warfarin initiation and dosing
ANALYSIS: Teaching rounds: Out with the old, but in with what?
Q&A: The pros (and cons) of unit-based staffing
CODING TIPS: Disappearing dollars?
WHAT WORKS: Tackling low patient satisfaction scores
POLL: A look at hospitalist schedules
MARKETPLACE: Transitional care: personal touch and technology
NEWS BRIEFS: Do cardiologists do a better job preventing readmissions?
FROM THE EDITOR: The new normal: hospitalists' expanding job description
COVER STORY: Why do women hospitalists make less money?
FEATURE: Making the business case for med rec
FEATURE: Fast track in critical care training?
ANALYSIS: CPR: Longer may be better
Q&A: When the figures don't add up
CODING TIPS: Common documentation errors
WHAT WORKS: Toward detente with the ED
PROFILE: Vegas, baby!
MARKETPLACE: Getting doctors into the kitchen
POLL: A look at hospitalist group size
NEWS BRIEFS: New anticoagulants and ACS bleeding risk
FROM THE EDITOR: Gender gap: bias or more work options?
October Compensation Guide 2012
COMPENSATION & CAREER GUIDE: Has hospitalist pay finally peaked?
COVER STORY: Making the case for portable ultrasound
FEATURE: The locum life
FEATURE: How to move on after a medical error
FEATURE: Stepping up to antibiotic stewardship
ANALYSIS: Making information a two-way street
Q&A: Cost and utilization: no longer taboo topics
CODING TIPS: Life goes on
WHAT WORKS: How to take the squabbling out of scheduling
ON THE WARDS: Listening to nurses
COMMENTARY: Of donkeys and kings
POLL: A look at hospitalist part-timers
MARKETPLACE: Way more than Facebook for physicians
NEWS BRIEFS: CPR: Longer is better
FROM THE EDITOR: The other "voltage drop"
COVER STORY: Do you need to be certified in palliative care?
FEATURE: Myths and facts about working with NPs/PAs
FEATURE: Game-changing studies for hospital medicine
FEATURE: Tips for managing decompensated liver disease
CODING TIPS: Billing observation services? Not so fast
ANALYSIS: How RRTs affect your workload and morale
WHAT WORKS: Getting to "no"
Q&A: Postop bouncebacks? Blame the surgeons
Q&A: What to expect when the Joint Commission comes to call
COMMENTARY: Health care isn't cheesecake
MEDICAL APPS: What's on your iPhone?
MARKETPLACE: Taking the fear out of clinical probabilities
POLL: A look at hospitalists who teach
FROM THE EDITOR: Tensions around quality improvement
COVER STORY: A look at handoff innovations
FEATURE: How to handle drug overdoses
FEATURE: Getting ready for value-based purchasing
CODING TIPS: Is time really on your side?
ANALYSIS: Doctors behaving not too badly
WHAT WORKS: Making headway with hospital at home
POLL: A look at hospitalist job plans
MARKETPLACE: A smart bed
NEWS BRIEFS: Hospitalists: the hot recruit
FROM THE EDITOR: Ready for the next wave of innovation?
COVER STORY: Taking your tablet to work?
FEATURE: This year's crop of perioperative controversies
ANALYSIS: Sleepless in the hospital?
Q&A: To improve AMI care, start talking
CODING TIPS: Consult codes: (mostly) gone, but still a problem
WHAT WORKS: Scripting tough talks
COMMENTARY: Lessons learned
POLL: A look at hospitalist schedules
NEWS BRIEFS: Hospitalists behaving badly?
LETTERS: More on PA training
FROM THE EDITOR: Talking it out
COVER STORY: Need a better break room at night?
FEATURE: The rewards and challenges of treating psychiatric patients
FEATURE: How well do you manage conflict?
ANALYSIS: If it ain't broke...
CODING TIPS: Decision-making: medicine's shades of grey
WHAT WORKS: High-tech handwashing
COMMENTARY: There's an app for that
POLL: A look at paid time off
NEWS BRIEFS: The risks of leaving AMA
LETTERS: More on discharge medications
FROM THE EDITOR: Some space and some respect
COVER STORY: How does your region stack up?
Q&A: When optimism isn't called for
ON THE WARDS: The "you-know-what" in the room
ANALYSIS: PAs and hospital medicine
MALPRACTICE CASE STUDY: A fatal case of miscommunication
CODING TIPS: Transferring a patient? Here's how to bill
WHAT WORKS: Taking a team approach to admissions
COMMENTARY: Too much specialization?
MARKETPLACE: A smarter smartphone
POLL: A look at discharge planning strategies
NEWS BRIEFS: Guidelines for restrictive transfusion triggers
LETTERS: More on the "patient experience"
FROM THE EDITOR: A geography lesson
COVER STORY: Making plans for health care reform
FEATURE: Taming scary arrhythmias
FEATURE: The onslaught of nutraceuticals
ANALYSIS: Dialing back transfusion triggers
Q&A: Inpatient alcohol withdrawal: a new approach (maybe)
CODING TIPS: Are medical students and residents cheap labor?
POLL: A look at hospitalists' career plans
WHAT WORKS: Rx to go
COMMENTARY: Hurry up and wait
CODING CHALLENGE: How to bill with two doctors on the case
NEWS BRIEFS: Surrogates' optimistic bias in the ICU
FROM THE EDITOR: Getting a leg up on health care reform
COVER STORY: What's the sweet spot for unit-based staffing?
FEATURE: Admitting dialysis patients
ANALYSIS: COPD exacerbation? Consider azithromycin
Q&A: Doing everything right, but results are elusive
CODING TIPS: Switching from observation to admission
WHAT WORKS: A new kind of RVU
COMMENTARY: The "patient experience"
POLL: A look at bonuses and incentives
PROFILE: A second day job half a world away
NEWS BRIEFS: Patient satisfaction scores: Who's happy?
LETTERS: An old take on "transitionalists"
FROM THE EDITOR: More localizationóand influence
COVER STORY: Thinking of admitting this patient? Think again
FEATURE: How to manage acute kidney injury
FEATURE: Walking the walk in transitional care
Q&A: Managing pain in sickle cell
CODING TIPS: Initial observation care? Time is on your side
WHAT WORKS: Have iPadócan travel
COMMENTARY: The Resident (with apologies to Edgar Allen Poe)
POLL: A look at hospitalist work in the ICU
MARKETPLACE: Automating the post-discharge call
LETTERS: Midlevels and night shifts
FROM THE EDITOR: More new turf
COVER STORY: You're fired! (by your patient, not your group)
FEATURE: The high-yield neuro exam
FEATURE: Hospital medicine: a young person's game?
ON THE WARDS: "A meaningful dialogue" ... or not
CODING TIPS: This year's ICD-9 update
ANALYSIS: Better transitional care? Good luck getting in the door
ANALYSIS: What new PCI guidelines mean for hospitalists
WHAT WORKS: Pharmacists head off anticoagulation complications
POLL: A look at hospitalist autonomy
MARKETPLACE: Stop chilling!
NEWS BRIEFS: A new twist on readmissions
FROM THE EDITOR: Patients and families at their most vulnerable
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