September/October 2022

THE IDEA OF family-centered rounds gets a lot of support from clinicians in pediatric hospitals, but a new study shows that not everyone practices what they preach. A study in the Journal of Hospital Medicine surveyed physicians, nurses and the...

Patient Safety

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A look at how U.S. hospitals address—or don’t—patient sleep

August 2022
A STUDY in a recent issue of the Journal of Hospital Medicine asked hospital medicine section chiefs how their institutions try to improve patient sleep....

Career

Academic hospitalist: who they are and how much they work

October 2022
Data from the 2022 Today's Hospitalist Compensation & Career Survey paints a demographic picture of full-time academic hospitalists who treat adults. Here some data...

Infectious Disease

Check back often as we continue to post timely updates on COVID-19.  Successful pandemic innovations: A line team takes charge of placing lines in the covid ICU. October 1, 2022 CDC drops universal masking in counties with low transmission rates The CDC’s decision last week...

Clinical

medicine-politics

How to help public health survive politics and misinformation

August 2022
WHILE THE PANDEMIC brought public health efforts front and center, those efforts—mask mandates, isolation and travel guidelines, and the need for virtual schooling—became glaring...

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Is hospital medicine a brain drain from primary care?

July 2022
Is hospital medicine a brain drain from primary care? IT MAY NOT BE breaking news, but the embrace of hospital medicine by young internists suggests...

Patient Flow

Transfer delays: hospitals’ new bottlenecks, chronic problems

September 2022
IN WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA, hospitalist Allison Walton, MD, is trying to manage an ongoing crisis that started with the pandemic and still persists: long delays...

Satisfaction/Burnout

Program directors: gender gap and career longevity

October 2022
The 2022 Today’s Hospitalist Compensation & Career Survey found that program directors reported a mean compensation in 2021 of $377,730 (median $350,000). That’s an...

Coding

hospitalist-growth

Hospitalist workforce grew 50% between 2012 and 2019

September 2022
NEW DATA show that the hospitalist workforce grew about 50% from 2012 to 2019, making the specialty one of the five biggest in American...