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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

A look at teaching physician rules

Published in the April 19 issue of Today's Hospitalist WITH A BRAND NEW CLASS of residents arriving in teaching hospitals in just a few months,...

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

A 10-year look at patient volumes

June 2018
Take a look at other slide shows in our series: A look at hospitalists’ patient volumes A look at hospitalists’ rounding patterns Who’s covering days, nights and...

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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

Building flexibility into the schedule

May 2019
Published in the May 2019 issue of Today's Hospitalist CONVENTIONAL WISDOM HOLDS that if you don't maintain a seven-on/seven-off schedule, you'll never be able to...

By the Numbers

A look at teaching physician rules

Published in the April 19 issue of Today's Hospitalist WITH A BRAND NEW CLASS of residents arriving in teaching hospitals in just a few months,...

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...