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.


Outsourcing telenocturnist coverage

WHEN IT COMES to telenocturnist coverage, one of the country’s largest groups has opted to outsource. Hospitalist Kimberly Bell, MD, MMM, regional medical director of...

Telehealth services: rural admissions and post-discharge visits

WITH ITS MAIN campus in Gainesville, Ga., Northeast Georgia Health System (NGHS) has an employed hospitalist group that numbers about 100. Within the five-hospital...

Critical access hospitals: a hub-and-spoke model

THE TELEHOSPITALIST program developed by Gundersen Health System in La Crosse, Wis., was launched in 2018 as a purely virtual model in which telehospitalists...

Telehospitalist challenges to expect

ONE BIG CHALLENGE in tele-hospital medicine is becoming familiar with the EHRs in separate facilities, according to Stephanie Carroll, MD, a hospitalist and telehospitalist...

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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...



How shift type and length affect hospitalist pay

February 2024
LOOKING AT SHIFT work data from the 2023 Today's Hospitalist Compensation & Career Survey, we found hospitalists' pay is affected by several factors related...

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...

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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...

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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...

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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


How hospitalists can better manage transfers

January 2024
TRANSFER MEDICINE is now one of the hottest topics in hospital medicine. That's due in part to a rapidly growing recognition of just how...


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...



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...