July/August 2022


Four Ways to Maximize Hospitalist Efficiency in Challenging Times

DURING THE PANDEMIC, hospitals across the country saw an uptick in care complications and hospital-acquired infections. Contributing factors include volume surges, rising patient acuity, clinician burnout, staff shortages, and supply chain issues. Read more here.


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Patient Safety


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....

Patient Flow


A mobile app to manage inpatient team workflows

July 2022
AS AN INTERN in 2004 at Philadelphia's Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Subha Airan-Javia, MD, learned early on from senior residents that "the...

Progress Notes

A behind-the-scenes artistic view of hospital medicine. This month's retrospective focuses on members of society who are in pandemic denial. Leo Motter, MD, and Dan Langsdale, BA, tackle a variety of stressors, successes and everyday occurrences seen on hospital...



A buprenorphine team transforms treatment, culture

May 2022
IN 2016, providers at Dell Seton Medical Center at The University of Texas at Austin came together to work on an ambitious agenda. They...


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Compensation & Career Guide

Group of patients with ventilators

Patient encounters: daytime hospitalists vs. nocturnists

May 2020
How many patient encounters do hospitalists see per shift—and what number do they think is reasonable? According to data from the 2019 Today’s Hospitalist...


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...



How the great resignation may affect hospitalists

March 2022
STEPHEN BEHNKE, MD, MBA, says his big career move last summer—leaving his CEO job in a local Ohio hospitalist group to head up the...



Billing options for triage only?

WHILE IT SEEMS like covid has been the only topic of conversation for the past 18 months, hospitalists have been busy providing plenty of...