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

How to deliver more cost-conscious care

November 2017
Published in the November 2017 issue of Today's Hospitalist IN THE PURSUIT of more cost-effective care, researchers have identified some things that don't work. One...

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

In a standoff with the ED?

February 2018
Published in the February 2018 issue of Today's Hospitalist OVER THE COURSE of his career, Jason Ham, MD, has worked as both an emergency physician...

Career

A 10-year look at hospitalist compensation

March 2018
How has hospitalist compensation changed over the past 10 years? The good news is that the specialty has seen its pay increase over the...

Technology

CT to PET scans: What hospitalists need to know

October 2017
Published in the October 2017 issue of Today's Hospitalist RADIOLOGISTS are often the punch line of medical jokes, given how often they may try to...

Satisfaction/Burnout

Per diem: a fact of hospital medicine

March 2018
Published in the March 2018 issue of Today's Hospitalist WHY WOULD HOSPITALISTS want to work as freelance physicians? We ask that question in our cover...