Commentary

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

Waxing nostalgic

May 2019
Published in the May 2019 issue of Today's Hospitalist BACK IN 2005 when I became a hospitalist, the specialty was still in its infancy. Community...

Patient flow

Quality improvement

Utilization matters

June 2019
Published in the June 2019 issue of Today's Hospitalist HOSPITAL LENGTH OF STAY (LOS) is a common if imperfect barometer of throughput efficiency, cost and...

Patient satisfaction

A 10-year look at patient volumes

June 2018
Take a look at other slide shows in our series: A look at hospitalists’ pay raises A look at hospitalists’ patient volumes A look at hospitalists’ rounding...

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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

A look at hospitalists’ patient volumes

May 2019
How many patient encounters do hospitalists see in a given day? In the 2018 Today’s Hospitalist Compensation & Career Survey, we asked hospitalists to...

By the Numbers

Waxing nostalgic

May 2019
Published in the May 2019 issue of Today's Hospitalist BACK IN 2005 when I became a hospitalist, the specialty was still in its infancy. Community...

Satisfaction/Burnout

Ailing career? A coach might help

May 2019
Published in the May 2019 issue of Today's Hospitalist 2018 PROVED to be a year of big changes for Tinsley Coble, MD, who's based...