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Published in the November 2018 issue of Today's Hospitalist I WAS RECENTLY seeing a rather complicated medical patient in the hospital. We were treating both a heart and kidney condition, trying to balance hydration with the need to get rid...

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

Want to dive into QI? Nail down a template first

July 2018
Published in the July 2018 issue of Today's Hospitalist AT FIRST GLANCE, a template may be hard to get excited about. But that's exactly what...

Patient satisfaction

Moving beyond small talk to real issues

December 2017
Published in the December 2017 issue of Today's Hospitalist DOCTORS KNOW that patients are more than a collection of symptoms and clinical complaints, but that...

Coding

Infectious Disease

Tackling skin and soft tissue infections

December 2017
Published in the December 2017 issue of Today's Hospitalist WHEN IT COMES TO skin and soft tissue infections (SSTIs), several randomized controlled trials published in...

ID emergencies

August 2017

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A pragmatic approach to treating opioid use disorders in the hospital

July 2016
Published in the July 2016 issue of Today's Hospitalist. AS HOSPITALISTS know full well, an unprecedented number of hospitalized patients suffer from a comorbid opioid...

Career

The white coats vs. the blue suits

July 2017
Published in the July 2017 issue of Today's Hospitalist IN 2016, a blog posted on the KevinMD site by a guest commentator detailed what the...

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“Doctor, I am just double-checking … “

November 2018
Published in the November 2018 issue of Today's Hospitalist I WAS RECENTLY seeing a rather complicated medical patient in the hospital. We were treating both...

Satisfaction/Burnout

Are you happy?

August 2018
Published in the August 2018 issue of Today's Hospitalist  WANT MORE DATA about hospitalist pay, work hours and more? Check out our 2017 Salary Survey Results. Interested...