January/February 2022

2021: Year 2 finally ends

Covid dominated hospital medicine again this year. While it was hard to keep up with all changes the pandemic caused, here are some of this year’s Today’s Hospitalist highlights. Read more here. 

 

 

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Covid News Updates

January 2021
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...
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A line team takes charge of placing lines in the covid...

March 2021
WITH COVID HOSPITALIZATIONS dropping nationally and on the west coast, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center has just put one of its most successful pandemic innovations on...

Compensation

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Tips for negotiating compensation

May 2021
HOSPITALIST PROGRAMS now gearing up to negotiate compensation with hospital executives are moving into uncharted territory. That's according to Matthew Dahnke, MD, chief inpatient...

Patient flow

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...

Clinical

Personalized Care for Patients Suffering with Dysphagia

SPONSORED POST THE PROCESS OF transitioning patients from the acute to post-acute care setting, whether it be back to their home, a skilled nursing facility,...

Commentary

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Read entire November/December 2021 issue of Today’s Hospitalist here.

Past Issue

Editor's Picks

Archives

Compensation & Career Guide

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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...

Career

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Medical education during covid years

January 2022
LIKE JUST ABOUT EVERYONE in academic medicine, Elizabeth Schulwolf, MD, chief medical officer at Austin's Dell Seton Medical Center at the University of Texas,...

Satisfaction/Burnout

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Interventions to prevent clinician burnout

January 2022
BURNOUT HAS dogged the medical profession for years, jeopardizing clinicians' personal and professional lives. But the hazards and stress they're living with now as...

Coding

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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...