SPECIAL REPORT: 2023 COMPENSATION & CAREER GUIDE

WHILE DATA from the 2023 Today’s Hospitalist Compensation & Career Survey show that hospitalist pay remained relatively flat this year, conversations with hospitalists and consultants provide a more nuanced picture of pay for the specialty. Through charts from our survey and interviews with experts, see what trends in hospitalist pay look like across the country and within different types of hospitalist practice settings. READ MORE HERE.

Hospitalists’ satisfaction—and dissatisfaction—with their careers

WHAT FACTORS DO hospitalists say make them more—or less—satisfied with their careers? We asked that question in the 2023 Today's Hospitalist Compensation & Career...
midnight census

When should you measure hospital census?

IF YOUR HOSPITAL is like most others, it's measuring patient census at midnight, the traditional marker used to gauge how many patients are hospitalized. Why...
salary-hospitalists

Salary vs. productivity vs. both: how hospitalists are paid

WHEN IT COMES TO PAYING hospitalists, just under two-thirds (60.7%) are paid based on a combination of salary and productivity. Less than 5% are...
vituity-physician-owned

Recent Articles

Patient Safety

iv-fluids-sepsis

Sepsis update: fluids and steroids

December 2023
See the first part of this sepsis and shock update on antibiotics and pressors here. Fluids: which to use? As Dr. Santhosh explained, Medicare a few...

Career

icu-work-hospitalists

Which hospitalists work in the ICU?

January 2024
HOW MANY HOSPITALISTS work in the ICU? According to data from the 2023 Today's Hospitalist Compensation & Career Survey, just over half of hospitalists...

Infectious Diseases

Check back often as we continue to post timely updates on COVID-19.  In early March 2020, Dhaval Desai, MD, returned to work from a 10-day paternity leave to find a transformed practice; he was immediately thrown into preparations for the...

Popular all time

Clinical work

icu-work-hospitalists

Which hospitalists work in the ICU?

January 2024
HOW MANY HOSPITALISTS work in the ICU? According to data from the 2023 Today's Hospitalist Compensation & Career Survey, just over half of hospitalists...

Quality improvement

midnight census

When should you measure hospital census?

January 2024
IF YOUR HOSPITAL is like most others, it's measuring patient census at midnight, the traditional marker used to gauge how many patients are hospitalized. Why...

News Briefs

What are health systems doing to attract and retain nurses?

July 2023
What are health systems doing to attract and retain nurses? IN A NEW SURVEY of health system executives, more than 90% admitted that their nursing shortage...

Patient Flow

transfer-patient-into-ED

Intake hospitalist service

January 2024
HOW SUCCESSFUL has Oregon Health & Science University's intake hospitalist service program been? To measure its success, the group has tracked several metrics including the...

Satisfaction/Burnout

Hospitalists’ satisfaction—and dissatisfaction—with their careers

February 2024
WHAT FACTORS DO hospitalists say make them more—or less—satisfied with their careers? We asked that question in the 2023 Today's Hospitalist Compensation & Career...

Coding

inpatient-coding

How’s it going with the new E/M inpatient coding changes?

July 2023
LANDMARK REFORMS in inpatient evaluation and management (E/M) CPT codes took effect at the beginning of this year, the biggest changes in hospital coding...

Archives