November Compensation Guide 2013
COMPENSATION & CAREER GUIDE: Are you happy with what you make?
COVER STORY: Special anniversary coverage
10TH ANNIVERSARY COVERAGE: Power and influence
10TH ANNIVERSARY COVERAGE: Burnout
10TH ANNIVERSARY COVERAGE: Transitional care
10TH ANNIVERSARY COVERAGE: New careers
CODING TIPS: Medicare's two-midnight rule
ANALYSIS: Time to bring alcohol and drug screening in-house?
Q&A: Hands off outpatient regimens!
WHAT WORKS: Measuring manageable days
COMMENTARY: Give the ACA a chance
NEWS BRIEFS: Hospitalists and heart failure outcomes
FROM THE EDITOR: Apparently, not a fad
COVER STORY: The struggle to bring new programs on board
FEATURE: The brave new world of ACOs—and beyond
FEATURE: New strategies for treating HIV
FEATURE: Stuff you just shouldn't do
BUILDING BETTER ROUNDS: Downstream effects of unit-based care
Q&A: Reducing telemetry days
Q&A: Rethinking nighttime vitals
CODING TIPS: On the inside looking in
WHAT WORKS: Trouble recruiting? Try more schedule options
COMMENTARY: Leaving clinical medicine
LETTERS: Setting the record straight on observation care
NEWS BRIEFS: Gender gap endures
FROM THE EDITOR: Old problems, new challenges
COVER STORY: Sending SNFs all the wrong information?
FEATURE: Your scariest patient: sick and pregnant
ON THE WARDS: What to do when your EHR is a dud
ANALYSIS: Why is a promising therapy so rarely used?
CODING TIPS: Billing critical care
WHAT WORKS: Code Sepsis: the need for speed
MARKETPLACE: Putting all the pieces together in one platform
NEWS BRIEFS: Readmission-penalty pain
PRACTICE CLOSEUPS: Beebe Physician Network Inc.
FROM THE EDITOR: Heading off readmissions from post-acute care
COVER STORY: What?! This patient should be in observation?!?
FEATURE: ID pearls
BUILDING BETTER ROUNDS: Unit-based care: saving money and making converts
ANALYSIS: Figuring out best practices, and saving money too
Q&A: Want new technology? Be careful what you wish for
CODING TIPS: MD or non-MD? That is the question
WHAT WORKS: One hospital's solution to night coverage
PROFILE: Helping patients get the picture
COMMENTARY: Block time
NEWS BRIEFS: Should hospitals scale back on vitals at night?
FROM THE EDITOR: Frustrated with observation?
COVER STORY: Is there a signing bonus in that recruitment package?
FEATURE: This year's big debates in perioperative medicine
ANALYSIS: Making the case for noninvasive ventilation
Q&A: Keeping it simple with insulin regimens
CODING TIPS: How specific does your documentation need to be?
WHAT WORKS: Team nurses: taking care of all the details
COMMENTARY: The end of the world as I know it
PROFILE: An MD, an MBA and a war
POLL: How many hospitalists work outside the wards?
NEWS BRIEFS: MRSA prevention: Treat the entire ICU
FROM THE EDITOR: Here's to new careers
COVER STORY: Do you get paid time off?
FEATURE: Universal admitters: hospitalists' new identity?
BUILDING BETTER ROUNDS: Unit-based rounds: politics and finance
CODING TIPS: Template transgressions
ANALYSIS: Diuresis: a more aggressive approach
Q&A: What's an unsafe census in your hospital?
WHAT WORKS: No longer lost in translation
COMMENTARY: Rounding up the usual suspects
PROFILE: A powerful mix: motherhood and medicine
POLL: What's most important to you in a new job?
NEWS BRIEFS: Hospital charges: what retail looks like
FROM THE EDITOR: The debate over paid time off
COVER STORY: Locum hospitalists: lifesavers, or a serious threat?
FEATURE: No antidote: reversal strategies for newer anticoagulants
FEATURE: A tough road for young group leaders
BUILDING BETTER ROUNDS: Getting started: moving toward unit-based care
CODING TIPS: Some new codes (and respect for) transitional care
ANALYSIS: Pneumonia care: making the call in tough cases
Q&A: Taking advantage of NPO
WHAT WORKS: Rethinking IV haloperidol orders
PROFILE: An entrepreneur in a new market
POLL: How much do hospitalists working locum really make?
NEWS BRIEFS: Best DVT-prevention practices
LETTERS: Bad advice in "Hem/onc emergencies"
PRACTICE CLOSEUPS: Memorial Health Partners
FROM THE EDITOR: What's not to like about being young?
COVER STORY: Are difficult doctors sabotaging your practice?
FEATURE: Getting out of your comfort zone with opioid-tolerant patients
FEATURE: Want a better discharge? Build a better hospital stay
ANALYSIS: Under new management
Q&A: Breaking a bad habit
CODING TIPS: Accountable care 101
WHAT WORKS: A new workflow
COMMENTARY: The hospitalist's wingman
PROFILE: Finding a much broader perspective
MARKETPLACE: A new twist on infection prevention
FROM THE EDITOR: The changing face of readmissions
COVER STORY: It’s his first job. Is he having trouble keeping up?
FEATURE: Job interview dos and don'ts
FEATURE: Hem/onc emergencies
ANALYSIS: No longer benign: hyponatremia and postop outcomes
Q&A: Consulting curbside? Listener, beware!
CODING TIPS: Confused about observation billing?
WHAT WORKS: Why don't more patients get VTE prophylaxis?
ON THE WARDS: Are weekends hazardous to patients' health?
COMMENTARY: So God made a hospitalist
POLL: A look at hospitalist compensation
FROM THE EDITOR: A tough first year?
NEWS BRIEFS: Is hospitalist workload unsafe for patients?
COVER STORY: Is it time for a real office?
FEATURE: Critical care update
Q&A: Hospital shootings: rare, with "directed" motives
CODING TIPS: Medicare's new sticks and carrots
WHAT WORKS: Cutting readmission rates in half
POLL: A look at hospitalist incentives
MARKETPLACE: Cutting through the clutter
FROM THE EDITOR: The pros and cons of physician incentives
SPECIAL REPORT: Today's Hospitalist Special Report
IV Acetaminophen: The Hospitalist's Perspective
COVER STORY: Back away from the donuts!
FEATURE: Pneumonia update: Less is more
when it comes to antibiotics
FEATURE: Turning IT to your advantage
ANALYSIS: Re-tooling the evening huddle
Q&A: The long game for better hand hygiene
CODING TIPS: How to bill for critical care and dual services
WHAT WORKS: Going in-house
GUEST COMMENTARY: Where's the evidence?
PROFILE: The rock-and-roll cure
MARKETPLACE: A direct shot for direct admissions
POLL: How much respect do you get?
NEWS BRIEFS: Conflicting evidence in heart failure treatment
FROM THE EDITOR: Some inspiration for the New Year
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