“Tuck-in” services: good business or babysitting?
How should we define a full-time equivalent?
Night shifts: great for programs, hazardous to your health?
Wanted: part-time physicians
The making of a hospitalist
How to make rapid flu tests work in the hospital setting
Upper GI bleeding: Who’s at risk for rebleeds?
Strategies to help you survive hospital politics
Pediatric hospitalists have a “no pain, all gain” opportunity
Hospitalists take charge at “next-generation” hospital
Does disclosing errors help or hurt your chances of being sued?
How to maximize reimbursement when documenting a patient history
We want to hear from you
Rehabbing your hospitalist practice
24/7, shift work and vacation time
Do we make too much money?
How to get what you want when you’re negotiating
Learning the fine art of negotiation
“House doctors” and/or hospitalists?
Does your group need a serious renovation?
Evidence mounts in favor of hospitalists for sicker patients
Answers to your questions about observation and consult codes
Start, stop and consider: what new evidence says about CAP
Medication reconciliation hurdles: one hospital’s experience
Hospital capacity and adverse events: Is there a connection?
Strategies for teaching handoffs to housestaff
A procedures service provides earlier discharges and safer care
In close quarters: when hospitalist groups compete
Common mistakes to avoid on that first job interview
The ins and outs of billing for procedures
Signing out patients
A big boost for patient safety “and for hospital medicine
E-mails push patient sign-outs beyond the hospital walls
Tamping down the vicious cycle of atrial fibrillation
Getting squeezed: emerging trends in pediatric inpatient services
Going beyond daily census with new hospitalist services
The new crackdown on “preventable” complications
Strategies to grow your career
Want to super-size that sign-on bonus?
A look at the controversies in managing sepsis
How will your career choices affect the hospitalist workforce?
A quick response to hospitals’ “dirty little secret”: inpatient strokes
Theory and practice: a look at how to marry the two in quality improvement
A new approach helps keep patients out of the hospital
How to diagnose and treat Clostridium difficile
New and revised ICD-9 codes that will affect hospitalists
Should you split your service into rounders and admitters?
What immigration problems mean for hospital medicine
Taking the temperature of a practice’s financial health
How pop-up reminders can boost your score on quality measures
Hospitalists and LTACs: For some physicians, it’s a perfect fit
Strategies to treat your tough nephrology cases
Tips for calculating a total daily dose of insulin
Industry think tank: Today’s boom times could be tomorrow’s crisis
How to get paid what you deserve for observation services
Higher MRSA rates reported, more
Taking charge of observation units
When an employer asks for a commitment up-front
New pay-for-reporting program sets its sights on individual physicians
When treating ACS, focus on “the donut,” not just “the hole”
How one hospital reduced waiting times for PICCs
Having trouble getting out in front of alcohol withdrawal?
A reality check for pay-for-performance programs
High hospital occupancy, advance directives, more
How should you bill for critical care services?
Having a hard time taking a vacation?
Running ragged? Try these 12 time-savers
Hospital medicine’s new think tank; pay-for-reporting update
A new voice emerges from hospital medicine
How “rules of engagement” can help bridge the divide between surgery and medicine
Breaking through denial to address the death in the room
To boost patient safety, focus on the evidence, not the buzz
Which codes do you use when observation spans several days?
How one portal functions as a gateway to information and referrals
Strategies to break the vicious cycle of COPD relapses
Taking the guesswork out of managing chest pain patients
Hospital medicine’s management shuffle
Job hunting? Keep an eye out for these red flags
Looking for resources for hospitalists? Try our new and improved Web site
When time is money, you need a better way to divvy up patients
Vancomycin roars back as front-line therapy
Family medicine hospitalists: separate and unequal?
Who should you call for patients with carotid stenosis?
New CAP guidelines take the pressure off physicians
Answers to your questions about discharge services and add-on codes
Moving glucose targets beyond the ICU
How to craft the perfect CV
NPI deadline, perioperative errors, more
Hospitalist programs: a new bottom line in American medicine?
It’s a match: Creating hospitalist-midlevel teams brings big benefits
Can hospital medicine save medical care in the heartland?
Look what specialties are turning to the hospital medicine model
Solving the riddle of inter-related endocrinopathies
Learning to take TIAs seriously
The wrong stuff: big gaps in discharge communications
To shut down central-line infections, try targeting attitudes
Spending more time with non-critical patients? Here’s how to bill
Which scheduling strategies work the best?
Choosing the right level of complexity in medical decision-making
How to ace the job interview process
Wristband initiative gives patient safety a new palette
PFP demonstration project: how much of a success?
Family physicians: shut out of certification?
Why hospitalists may need a dose of self-assertiveness
How well are you managing pain in addicted patients?
HIV screening: not just for outpatients any more
Rethinking the timing of therapies for acute ischemic stroke
Is the “revolving door” derailing your practice?
It’s time to rethink old sterotypes about different practice models
Making perioperative beta-blockade happen at your hospital
One Boston hospital gives executive walk rounds a grassroots twist
Why you should “walk, not run” toward certain patient safety initiatives
Feel uncomfortable talking about end-of-life care? Try these strategies
Can groups find stability by changing their ways?
Supervising residents? Here’s what you need to do to get paid
Post-MI fatigue, malaise: normal reaction or signs of depression?
With Medicare pay rising, hospitalists worry they’ll be shut out of new bonuses
Midlevels make a rocky entrance into hospital medicine
Discharging a frail, elderly patient? Try reviewing function, not just systems
Hospitalists move into palliative medicine and find many parallels
Need help developing a sixth sense in clinical problem-solving?
Briefs: Congress acts to avert physician pay cut
Lessons learned from tracking medication reconciliation at three hospitals
Market profile: What’s new with hospitalist schedules
Good news helps kick off the new year
Hospital medicine moves toward its own brand of recertification
Are you using the right tests to rule out PE?
What you need to know to document an initial hospital visit