COVER STORY: Tired of chasing consultants?
FEATURE: This year’s big stroke headlines
ANALYSIS: Do you always need to treat high blood pressures?
Q&A: Disaster planning: Why aren’t hospitalists at the table?
WHAT WORKS: Peer coaching and bedside communications
BY THE NUMBERS: Still reporting consult codes?
POLL: A look at hospitalist work hours
NEWS BRIEFS: #ThisIsOurLane: Doctors push back against the NRA
FROM THE EDITOR: Making better connections
COVER STORY: What’s in your incentive plan?
FEATURE: Bridging the divide between the hospital and primary care
Q&A: Does that patient really need to be admitted?
BY THE NUMBERS: Hidden benefit
WHAT WORKS: Getting virtual care off the ground
COMMENTARY: “Doctor, I am just double-checking … ”
PROGRESS NOTES: Reality check
NEWS BRIEFS: 2017: the worst flu year in decades
Letters: Readers weigh in VTE prophylaxis, critical care
PRACTICE CLOSEUPS: Practice directory
FROM THE EDITOR: Your compensation, our anniversary
COVER STORY: Cutting back on unnecessary telemetry
Q&A: Who owns what in patient metrics?
BY THE NUMBERS: Patient staying past discharge? How to bill
WHAT WORKS: How to streamline discharges
PROFILE: Keeping your heart in medicine
PROGRESS NOTES: A capital idea
POLL: What nonclinical duties do you perform?
NEWS BRIEFS: #MeToo in medicine
FROM THE EDITOR: Telemetry: Breaking up is hard to do
COVER STORY: How are you connecting?
FEATURE: What’s the evidence? Weak at best
ANALYSIS: The (many) problems with transfers
BY THE NUMBERS: Going berserk
WHAT WORKS: How to avoid overtesting for C. diff
POLL: A look at patient encounters
BRIEFS: The latest on the compensation gender gap
FROM THE EDITOR: Secure texting: Are you in?
COVER STORY: Hospital at home
FEATURE: Island medicine
Q&A: Time to scale back VTE prophylaxis?
BY THE NUMBERS: Billing ED services
WHAT WORKS: Helping faculty get better at what they love
PROGRESS NOTES: Burnout and its solutions
POLL: Are you happy?
NEWS BRIEFS: Errors increase with burnout, fatigue
FROM THE EDITOR: Payment changes on the horizon?
COVER STORY: No one taking your calls?
FEATURE: Recruiting: It’s everyone’s job No. 1
FEATURE: Immunotherapy: What side effects can you expect?
COMMENTARY: Physician suicide: Going beyond wellness
Q&A: SNF bouncebacks: Which patients are high risk?
WHAT WORKS: Diving into QI? Nail down a template first
POLL: NPs/PAs in hospital medicine
NEWS BRIEFS: Readmissions and obs stays
LETTERS: UTIs and hallucinations
FROM THE EDITOR: Crisis in critical care
COVER STORY: How do group leaders divide their time?
FEATURE: Periop meds: What should you hold?
ANALYSIS: Readmissions and resource-strapped patients
BY THE NUMBERS: Cutting down
WHAT WORKS: A big tent helps cut infection rates
COMMENTARY: Quality of life and the EMR
POLL: A look at specialist support and comanagement
PROGRESS NOTES: Hospitals by the numbers
CLOSEUP: Sound Physicians
FROM THE EDITOR: Protected time? Everyone wins
COVER STORY: Is there a scribe in your future?
FEATURE: Physician advisors: not just for retirees anymore
Q&A: Treating opioid use disorder in the hospital
BY THE NUMBERS: Switching inpatient to obs: How do you bill?
WHAT WORKS: Transitional care clinic delivers fewer readmissions
ON THE WARDS: “Routine” cases that aren’t so routine
COMMENTARY: Coping with grief and guilt
POLL: A look at hospitalist pay raises
NEWS BRIEFS: New inpatient opioid prescribing recommendations
LETTERS: More on per diem, pay gap
FROM THE EDITOR: My personal scribe tour
COVER STORY: Success with unit-based care
FEATURE: Perioperative debates
FEATURE: Neurology exam: a three-minute screen
Q&A: Hospitalists: de facto intensivists
BY THE NUMBERS: Mix madness
WHAT WORKS: Home hospital cuts treatment costs in half
PROGRESS NOTES: Translate MD
POLL: A look at hospitalist career plans
FROM THE EDITOR: Geographic-ish
COVER STORY: Per diem work: Is the grass really greener?
FEATURE: The five most common errors in the ICU
ANALYSIS: SEP-1: Does it improve sepsis care?
WHAT WORKS: When nutrition is the best medicine
PROFILE: Putting doctors (and their stories) center stage
POLL: The gender gap
NEWS BRIEFS: New guidelines extend time frame for thrombectomy
FROM THE EDITOR: Per diem doctors: a fact of hospital medicine
COVER STORY: In a standoff with the ED over admission decisions?
NEWS: Ready to charge into BPCI Advanced? Not so fast
Q&A: Work hours with kids
ON THE WARDS: When the lawyers come for you
BY THE NUMBER: The accidental psychiatrist
WHAT WORKS: Over-diagnosing MIs? Low-key feedback can help
POLL: A look at hospitalist group size
FROM THE EDITOR: Dilemmas in admission decisions
COVER STORY: Observation care: Is it still stressing you (and your patients) out?
Q&A: Turn it up!
WHAT WORKS: How to keep nocturnists happy
BY THE NUMBERS: Billing observation: initial care and consults
FROM THE EDITOR: How’s observation care working out?