Year-end review

2017 in review

As we inch closer to the end of 2017, we’ve taken a look at the articles that best represent the year in publishing Today’s Hospitalist. To gauge the impact of those articles, we looked at the attention readers gave...

Cardiac care

Over-diagnosing MIs? Low-key feedback can help

February 2018
Published in the February 2018 Today's Hospitalist AN INFORMAL COMMUNICATION APPROACH has been the linchpin of an intervention to successfully reduce possible over-diagnosing of myocardial...

Patient flow

Quality improvement

Loose in a room of horrors!

October 2017
Published in the October 2017 issue of Today's Hospitalist WHILE A "ROOM OF HORRORS" may sound straight out of Halloween, it's actually an interactive simulation...

Patient satisfaction

Don’t buy into HCAHPS? Homegrown surveys can help

October 2017
Published in the October 2017 issue of Today's Hospitalist A COUPLE OF YEARS AGO, data collected through internal surveys at the University of Utah Hospital...

Coding

Infectious Disease

ID emergencies

August 2017
Published in the August 2017 issue of Today's Hospitalist BACTERIAL MENINGITIS, spinal epidural abscess and necrotizing soft tissue infection are urgent conditions that hospitalists need...

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Working with other specialties

Drinking (your coffee) alone?

December 2017
Published in the December 2017 issue of Today's Hospitalist GROWING UP WITH RELATIVES who were doctors, Kevin Sowti, MD, readily recalls the allure of becoming...

Career

When the lawyers come for you

February 2018
Published in the February 2018 issue of Today's Hospitalist WHILE DOCTORS now get sued less frequently than they once did, the combination of bad outcomes...

Technology

Apps at the bedside

August 2017
Published in the August 2017 issue of Today's Hospitalist WHETHER IT'S TO EDUCATE PATIENTS, calculate anticoagulation risks or choose the best test to order, hospitalists...

Satisfaction/Burnout

Know yourself

July 2017
Published in the July 2017 issue of Today's Hospitalist THIS COLUMN marks my fourth or fifth installment on burnout, depending on how you count. Thus...