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Published in the March 2019 issue of Today's Hospitalist AFTER WORKING as a hospitalist for several years, I've spent the past 10-plus years as a medical director for a long-term acute care (LTAC) hospital, a job I love. But that means...

Coding

A look at teaching physician rules

Published in the April 19 issue of Today's Hospitalist WITH A BRAND NEW CLASS of residents arriving in teaching hospitals in just a few months,...

Patient flow

Quality improvement

Who owns what in patient metrics?

October 2018
Published in the October 2018 issue of Today's Hospitalist IT'S NO SECRET that doctors face growing pressure over how they perform on measures like readmissions...

Patient satisfaction

Trends in patient volumes for hospitalists

June 2018
Take a look at other slide shows in our series: Who’s covering days, nights and weekends? 2018 update on hospitalist compensation A 10-year look at hospitalist work...

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Infectious Disease

How to avoid C. diff overtesting

September 2018
Published in the September 2018 issue of Today's Hospitalist WHEN IT COMES TO testing for C. diff, clinicians face a tough balancing act. With too...

ID emergencies

August 2017

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Social media: Should you stop lurking and log on?

March 2019
Published in the March 2019 issue of Today's Hospitalist AS A YOUNG HOSPITALIST trying to develop his academic career, Charlie M. Wray, DO, MS, (@WrayCharles)...

Career

Paid to sign on?

April 2019
Published in the April 2019 issue of Today's Hospitalist WANT MORE DATA about hospitalist pay, work hours and more? Check out our 2018 Salary Survey Results. Interested...

By the Numbers

Clearing up confusion

March 2019
Published in the March 2019 issue of Today's Hospitalist IN MY JANUARY COLUMN, I kicked off the new year with the considerable but generally unrecognized...

Satisfaction/Burnout

A doctor dance-off for a great cause

February 2019
Published in the February 2019 issue of Today's Hospitalist BRIGHT GOLD METALLIC LEATHER isn't a typical look for Mary-Amanda O'Neill, MD, a hospitalist at Cape...