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

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
Take a look at other slide shows in our series: Who’s covering days, nights and weekends? 2018 update on hospitalist compensation A 10-year look at hospitalist work...

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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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 doctor dance-off for a great cause

February 2019
Published in the February 2019 issue of Today's Hospitalist BRIGHT GOLD METALLIC LEATHER isn't a typical look for Mary-Amanda O'Neill, MD, a hospitalist at Cape...

By the Numbers

Decisions, decisions

January 2019
Published in the January 2019 issue of Today's Hospitalist A SCARY NUMBER of patients lack decision-making capacity. In a systematic review published in the July 27,...

Satisfaction/Burnout

A doctor dance-off for a great cause

February 2019
Published in the February 2019 issue of Today's Hospitalist BRIGHT GOLD METALLIC LEATHER isn't a typical look for Mary-Amanda O'Neill, MD, a hospitalist at Cape...