Commentary

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...

Coding

Still reporting consult codes?

December 2018
Published in the December 2018 issue of Today's Hospitalist DOES YOUR HOSPITAL have a large book of business with private insurers? If so, you may...

Patient flow

Quality improvement

Who owns what in patient metrics?

October 2018
Published in the October 2018 issue of Today's Hospitalist IT'S NO SECRET that doctors face growing pressure over how they perform on measures like readmissions...

Patient satisfaction

Trends in patient volumes for hospitalists

June 2018
More slide shows in our series: 2018 update on hospitalist compensation Trends in bonuses and incentives for hospitalists A look at hospitalist career satisfaction A 10-year look at...

Commentary

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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Treating addiction in the hospital, not just withdrawal

August 2017
Published in the August 2017 issue of Today's Hospitalist LIKE MANY HOSPITALS around the country, Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) in Portland admits a...

Career

How do group leaders divide their time?

June 2018
Published in the June 2018 issue of Today's Hospitalist FOR THE PAST YEAR, Sushama Brimmer, MD, says she's come close to experiencing "nirvana." That's how...

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Tired of chasing consultants?

December 2018
Published in the December 2018 issue of Today's Hospitalist WHEN IT COMES TO ordering consults and getting consultant recommendations back, hospitalist Ann Kellogg, DO, points...

Satisfaction/Burnout

Burnout and its solutions

August 2018
Published in the August 2018 issue of Today's Hospitalist